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Re: e2fsck -y wipe all my data



On Sat, 2009-07-25 at 00:17 +0000, yordy wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I have a HD connected as USB device and cause for electrical problems in my home, my disk go off unexpectedly more than one time some weeks ago, a few days ago I can't mount neither of my linux partitions on that disk.
> 
> Always I get this error: org.freedesktop.DeviceKit.Disks.Error.Failed: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 32: mount: Stale NFS file handle
> 
> I run an e2fsck -y /dev/sdb6 (one of the partition) and after the command finished I mount the partition and... the partition is like a new linux partition, all my data is lost. Under Nautilus/Properties filesystem type is shown as ext3/ext4 and under Gparted filesystem is shown as ext2.
> 
> Any idea why is this? Or how can I restore all the data pre existing in that partition?
> 
> Greetings

One assumes that the partion's structure was really screwed up and e2fsck removed the pointers to your data.
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