Tag Archives: ext4

Use fsck with LVM

A VM’s filesystem (which was using LVM) was corrupt and it couldn’t boot. All I did was force boot from systemrescuecd and ran the following command: fsck.ext4 /dev/vgname/lvname Note: Switch ext4 to any other type of filesystem you have, e.g. … Continue reading

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Backup and Restore ext4 filesystem using fsarchiver

Important Note: Until the time of writing this article, “partimage” DOESN’T SUPPORT EXT4, it detects ext4 as ext3 and then displays an error message saying “can’t read bitmap block 0 from image“, so if you use something like the bootable … Continue reading

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