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Are there any specialized/preferred tools to repair a filesystem for ext3 (or ext4) other than fsck.ext3, fsck.ext4?


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It's the filesystem that's damaged, or the partition/volume? – Bart Silverstrim Jul 25 '11 at 3:41
fsck is the preferred tool to repair filesystems. When it fails, there's the dangerous (as in: use only in emergencies) fsdb. – Chris S Jul 25 '11 at 3:57
"other than fsck.ext2, fsck.ext4" - why? – symcbean Jul 25 '11 at 14:20
up vote 5 down vote accepted

From what I have seen fsck is the best tool there and definitely the price is right! :-)

I'm interested as to what problems you are encountering with this very proven piece of software?

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