Corrupt Superblock on /home - semi-hijack
jvian10 at charter.net
Sat Feb 11 13:00:20 UTC 2006
On Sat, 2006-02-11 at 10:14 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 10 February 2006 21:28, James Wilkinson wrote:
> > You might like to investigate
> > mount -vt ext3 -o sb=131072 /dev/hdb1 /misc/
> > which should use an alternative superblock.
> Is anything similar possible on a fat32 drive? I need to try to rescue data
> from a 'foreign' drive. 'fdisk -l' lists it as a single large fat32
> partition, but trying to mount it as 'mount -t vfat /dev/hdb1 /mnt/temp'
> tells me that there is a bad superblock.
FAT does not use multiple superblocks like Linux does (ext2/ext3, and
That said, have you tried to run fsck.vfat on the drive?
It might help.
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