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Re: how to decode metadump info produced by xfs_db, and superblock error

To: lord worm <cryptopsy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: how to decode metadump info produced by xfs_db, and superblock error
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 18:16:30 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <SNT130-w5507ED619ADEE5A0761FA4DAE30@xxxxxxx>
References: <SNT130-w5507ED619ADEE5A0761FA4DAE30@xxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)
On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 07:25:10PM -0500, lord worm wrote:
> 
> What kind of information is in this file produced by metadump, is it worth 
> reading it somehow?
> 
> I'm trying to first understand what's causing a 'superblock cannot
> be read' error in my XFS after a succesfully dd of the partition
> (dd succeeds in copying to a file, and also restoring, but after
> restoring it cannot mount).

dmesg output when the mount fails?

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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