error reading block

Eric Sandeen sandeen at
Wed Mar 12 12:35:24 UTC 2008

Jordi Prats wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm getting this error using fsck on my fs:
> Error reading block 35979726 (Attempt to read block from filesystem 
> resulted in short read) while getting next inode from scan.  Ignore error?
> Anyone can explain me what exactly does it mean?

It means it could not read block 35979726 ...

Is your disk healthy?  Were there any IO errors from the kernel?  Is
your filesystem reall (35979726 * blocksize) bytes long?


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