[linux-lvm] EXT3-fs: unable to read superblock

Jean Chiappini Jean.Chiappini at virtua.ch
Tue Dec 12 10:16:16 UTC 2006

Thank you for your answer, but when I do this command, this error appear :
tune2fs: Argument invalide while trying to open 
Couldn't find valid filesystem superblock.

The only solution I see now is to format this partition...

Evan Cofsky wrote:
> On 12/11 17:33, Jean Chiappini wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I have a server production with centos 4 with kernel 2.6.9-42 and 
>> lvm2-2.02.06 installed. All was working find, but today the server 
>> crashed. When I would reboot my server, I saw in the log that the lvm 
>> partiton wouldn't mount. This is the error -> kernel: EXT3-fs: unable to 
>> read superblock.
> I had this problem recently with a few systems.  Try booting to
> single-user mode, and then do the following command:
> This will create a new journal on the filesystem.  I haven't tracked
> down why the journal disappears yet, but it seems to, and then the
> system (of course) won't mount it as ext3.
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