FSCK of corrupted ext3 filesystem

Theodore Ts'o tytso at mit.edu
Mon May 23 17:40:37 UTC 2005

On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 08:53:28AM +1000, Darryl Bond wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a 1.3TB ext3 filesystem that has been in service for about 3 months.
> About 6 days ago the Emulex fibrechannel controller logged a SCSI error 
> and the filesystem changed to RO.
> It appears that the filesystem instantly changes to RO and prevents the 
> journal from working, therefore invalidating the filesystem.
> The filesystem was unmounted and a remount was attempted. The mount 
> failed due to errors and an fsck came up with errors.

What version of e2fsck are you using, and what kernel messages were
displayed when the filesystem was remounted read-only?  What version
of the kernel/distribution are you using?  What essages were printed
by e2fsck?

						 - Ted

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