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Re: Mount: Structure needs cleaning

To: Tom Mason <tom_mason@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Mount: Structure needs cleaning
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:47:00 +1100
Cc: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Brian Foster <bfoster@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:38:34PM +0100, Tom Mason wrote:
> Btw - before I get rid of this old samsung 1tb drive, the folder's
> properties in the failed drive actually report a lot higher for
> file numbers and sizes than eventually get copied - it reports:
> "Error while copying There was an error getting information about
> the files in the folder 'xxxxx' no data available" ...is there a
> way around this or is this my lost data?

You're now into disaster recovery territory. Use ddrescue to image
the filesystem, then something like photorec or some other data
recovery tool to scrape the image for intact files that otherwise
couldn't be pulled from the mounted filesystem.


Dave Chinner

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