Ext3 problem

Iskandar Prins iskandarprins at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 19:03:52 UTC 2008

Yup, there is a Raid1 underlying. I'm using a *XFX REVO 64 SPU 3 Port SATA
Raid Card **for my raid1 setup. Don't I lose my entire data when I break the

Yup, even with the fsck -f option, the drive is clean.

The windows was connecting via samba (hence windows).

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 7:56 PM, Matija Nalis <mnalis-ml at voyager.hr> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 01:01:27AM +0200, Iskandar Prins wrote:
> > At the moment I'm looking at the filesystem (onto which I made those
> changed
> > last week) , but it seems I'm looking at the filesystem from a month ago
> (
> > june 20th).
> is underlying block device a single hard disk, or maybe a RAID1 or similar
> ?
> I had a similar problem once, which turned out to be RAID1 which was out of
> sync (but wrongly thining it is OK!), so sometimes it read "right" data
> from
> one disk, and some times "bad" data from other disk. Solution was to break
> the RAID, force fsck it, and recreate the raid afterwards.
> > I did a fsck/e2fsck on the umounted devs and they can't get any cleaner.
> you did specify -f to force it, I assume ?
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