short read while checking ext3 journal

Tom Cooper tcooper at
Mon Apr 11 15:29:36 UTC 2005

Thanks for the tips.  I'm sorry to report that I've not been able to make
much progress.   Any idea what I should try next?

Thanks in advance!


Andreas Dilger said:
> On Apr 09, 2005  16:07 -0400, Tom Cooper wrote:
> 'debugfs -R "feature needs_recovery" /dev/hdb1' is what you want.  That
> should probably be put into the tune2fs man page.

[root at marvin root]# debugfs -R "feature needs_recovery" /dev/hdb1
debugfs 1.32 (09-Nov-2002)
/dev/hdb1: Can't read an inode bitmap while reading inode bitmap
feature: Filesystem not open

> After this you should probably run badblocks before recreating the
> journal.

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