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Re: Mount: Structure needs cleaning

To: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Mount: Structure needs cleaning
From: Tom Mason <tom_mason@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:46:39 +0100
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Brian Foster <bfoster@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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> On 14 Oct 2014, at 11:55, Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Le Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:38:34 +0100
> Tom Mason <tom_mason@xxxxxx> Ãcrivait:
> 
>> 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?
> 
> The metadata information from the drive may be inaccurate because the
> log is corrupted. Then some folder data may have been lost and prevent
> you from recovering the files that are in some folders.
> 
> After you're done copying all files you can from the disk, you can try
> to make a mirror image on another drive at least as big as this one,
> and run xfs_repair on the image. After that you could eventually get
> more data back (it depends upon the extent of the damage to the actual
> data and file structure).
> 
> To copy the disk on another one, you can use ddrescue or dd with
> "noerror" option.
> -----------------------------------------
Thanks again!
Can I create an image on a new NAS drive such as a seagate 3tb 'Central network 
attached storage NAS' STCG3000200 without interfering with its capabilities as 
a NAS drive?
Tom
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