Ubuntu :: Superblock Could Not Be Read Or Does Not Describe A Correct Ext2 Filesystem

Jul 12, 2010

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This problem has arrived again.......I tried the same solution but didn't work out...the problem is described below.

I use Ubuntu 9.10 .

I did this in Ubuntu 9.10 live CD.

quote from terminal :-

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mkdir /win
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda5 /win
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mkdir /vdisk
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -o loop /win/ubuntu/disks/root.disk /vdisk

[Code]....

The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2 filesystem. If the device is valid and it really contains an ext2 filesystem (and not swap or ufs or something else), then the superblock is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an alternate superblock:

e2fsck -b 8193 <device>
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ "
> ^C
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$
^^ quote ends.

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