fixing a corrupt /dev/hdar .. debugfs assistance...
tytso at mit.edu
Wed Mar 22 02:40:12 UTC 2006
On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 01:51:20PM -0700, Chris Worley wrote:
> Thanks for the help.
> Does <2> refer to a superblock?
No, <2> refers to inode #2. See the debugfs man page:
Many debugfs commands take a filespec as an argument to specify an
inode (as opposed to a pathname) in the filesystem which is currently
opened by debugfs. The filespec argument may be specified in two
forms. The first form is an inode number surrounded by angle brackets,
e.g., <2>. The second form is a pathname; if the pathname is prefixed
by a forward slash ('/'), then it is interpreted relative to the root
of the filesystem which is currently opened by debugfs. If not, the
pathname is interpreted relative to the current working directory as
maintained by debugfs. This may be modified by using the debugfs com-
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