needs help, root inode gone after usb bus reset on sata disks

Christian Kujau lists at
Tue May 27 11:01:12 UTC 2008

On Tue, May 27, 2008 10:56, Jelle de Jong wrote:
> image. I mounted the dvd image in the same directory and started watching
> the movie. After 40 minutes the movie stops.

Maybe someone on the list can tell you how the movie ends, if you tell us
the title :-)

> dmesg and a fsck showed messages about the root inode being gone!
> fsck.ext2 -p /dev/sdd1 did not work manual run is needed.
> On the first 500GB disk I did an fsck.ext2 -y /dev/sdd1 did did not

Do you still have the logs from these fsck runs? Might be interesting what
the exact errors were...

> fsck.ext3 -n /dev/sdd1 > fsck-crash-info.txt 2>&1

Hm, times out, any chance to put this fsck-crash-info.txt
somewhere else? (no need to zip, gzip will do fine...)

> What should I do? What commands do you want me to run to provide more
> info? How can i restore my root inode?

500GB, 750GB...and no backups? Ouch :-\

make bzImage, not war

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