Re: ReiserFS question

From: Chris Mason (
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 14:20:20 EST

On Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:05:25 PM +0400 Samium Gromoff
<> wrote:

> Hi People...
> got a following "dead of alive" question:
> how to find a root block on a ReiserFS partition
> with a corrupted superblock?
> reiserfsprogs-3.x.0.9j simply writes -2^32
> there at start (reset_super_block) and then simply
> crashes when attempting to access to such mad place
> ... got nearly lost my main partition ...

The reiserfsck ---rebuild-tree will find the root block for you. Now that
you've rebuilt the super, run with --rebuild-tree and it should find


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