A server running old scientific linux 6.0 suffered damage from an enabled netboot during reboot by trying to load some crap from an application server in the same subnet (I saw him stuck somewhere in an old novell setup procedure). Reboot ends in a grub menu, but no disks are available (can't find any partitions or kernel and just reinstall grub). OS and data partitions are on a single raid configured as two volumes with Raid 1 for the OS and RAID 5 for the data. I booted into a live system, and can see at least the volumes:
[root@livecd dev]# gdisk /dev/sdb GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.8.4 Partition table scan: MBR: MBR only BSD: not present APM: not present GPT: present Found valid MBR and GPT. Which do you want to use? 1 - MBR 2 - GPT 3 - Create blank GPT Your answer: 2 Using GPT and creating fresh protective MBR. Command (? for help): i Partition number (1-2): 1 Partition GUID code: EBD0A0A2-B9E5-4433-87C0-68B6B72699C7 (Microsoft basic data) Partition unique GUID: BC2FE104-31B6-4E92-9DBF-B0C4DD581804 First sector: 999424 (at 488.0 MiB) Last sector: 9765625855 (at 4.5 TiB) Partition size: 9764626432 sectors (4.5 TiB) Attribute flags: 0000000000000000 Partition name: ''
Similar with parted:
[root@livecd dev]# parted /dev/sdb print Warning: /dev/sdb contains GPT signatures, indicating that it has a GPT table. However, it does not have a valid fake msdos partition table, as it should. Perhaps it was corrupted -- possibly by a program that doesn't understand GPT partition tables. Or perhaps you deleted the GPT table, and are now using an msdos partition table. Is this a GPT partition table? Yes/No? Yes Model: SMC SMC2108 (scsi) Disk /dev/sdb: 9995GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: gpt Number Start End Size File system Name Flags 1 512MB 5000GB 4999GB ext4 2 5000GB 9995GB 4995GB ext4
/proc/partitions shows me only raw devices (sda + sdb), never devices which I could mount as ext4 (sdb1,sdb2). lsblk shows only the entire disks:
[root@livecd dev]# lsblk -t /dev/sdb NAME ALIGNMENT MIN-IO OPT-IO PHY-SEC LOG-SEC ROTA SCHED RQ-SIZE RA sdb 0 512 0 512 512 1 cfq 128 128
(Nothing from blkid). Is there any chance to get the data from the two sdb partitions, I get only their Partion unique GUID, but couldn't use these to mount the devices.
Many thanks for any hints how to access the data!