This is a discussion on Re: HELP! Filesystem EMPTY after upgrade from 4.11 to 6.1 - FreeBSD ; On Wed, 21 Jun 2006 20:06:38 -0000, Sven Hazejager = wrote: > Hi all! > > I have quite a big problem here.... > > I've upgraded my FreeBSD 4.11 to 6.1. Basically, I did a newfs of / an= ...
On Wed, 21 Jun 2006 20:06:38 -0000, Sven Hazejager =
> Hi all!
> I have quite a big problem here....
> I've upgraded my FreeBSD 4.11 to 6.1. Basically, I did a newfs of / an=
> and reinstalled from scratch. That worked.
> Rebooted in 6.1 single user mode, mounted /, /usr and /usr/home. The =
> I did not touch and I need to save that partition. /usr/home had all t=
> files it needed to have. PROBLEM: mount said soft-updates were not set=
> /usr/home. So I did umount /usr/home, tunefs -n enable /usr/home, moun=
> /usr/home again... EMPTY!!!!
> What has gone wrong? I did fsck (in read-only), no problems, rebooted =
> system, did tunefs -n disable, still no luck. I really need those file=
> Please help urgently.
> Many thanks,
> Sven Hazejager
4.11 uses UFS1, 6.1 UFS2, there might be some conflict there...
Try using stellar phoenix BSD, it can recover data, before you start =
messing around and destroy stuff...
It's not free, but there's a free trial...
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