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[SLUG] Help I just destroyed my Root filesystem
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- Subject: [SLUG] Help I just destroyed my Root filesystem
- From: "Richard Heycock" <rgh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 13:06:23 +1000 (EST)
I'm new to this list and I need some help! I just ran grub-install on my
root partition instead of my boot partition and it appears to have wreaked
it. If I run file -s /dev/hda5 I now get 'x86 boot sector' instead of
'ReiserFS V3.6 block...' and I can no longer mount it.
When the machine tries to boot it loads the kernel (from /dev/hda6) but
when it comes to mount the root partition it kernel panics as it cannot
I know at least some of the data is on the partition (`less /dev/hda5`).
I'm guessing that grub-install has overwritten N number of bytes at the
beginning of the partition but beyond that I'm at a complete loss at what