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1answer
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Repair corrupt GPT partition on graid mini disk

I'm trying to repair a GPT corrupt partition table on a graid mini 1TB external hard drive. Here is the report from gdisk: root@philippe-desktop:/home/philippe/thomasdisk# gdisk /dev/sdb GPT fdisk ...
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mdadm raid5 recover double disk failure - with a twist (drive order)

Let me acknowledge first off that I have made mistakes, and that I have a backup for most but not all of the data on this RAID. I still have hope of recovering the rest of the data. I don't have the ...
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1answer
133 views

Running extundelete on root Linux partition

I need to run extundelete on a ext4 Linux root partition but it warns that the partition should be unmounted. Of course the origram itself is installed on the same partition that is goiung to scan for ...
2
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1answer
126 views

mdadm reassemble from spare disk crashed during resync

The server crashed while raid-1 /dev/md2 with /dev/sda3 + /dev/sdb3 was resyncing from /dev/sdb3 to /dev/sda3. sadly, /dev/sdb was lost completely due to a hardware fault. I'm now left with only ...
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1answer
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Recover snap server data

Hi I have a snap server 110 the machine powers on ok and the healthcheck passes but unable to connect no responce on the assigned ip or any ability to reach the device via the snap server manager. ...
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3answers
288 views

PostgreSQL disaster recovery options

My customer has quite a large (the total "data" folder size is 200G) PostgreSQL database and we are working on a disaster recovery plan. We have identified three different types of disasters so far: ...
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2answers
156 views

Scan raw block device data for known file types on linux [closed]

I'm looking for a way to search a raw block device for file type patterns on linux. The partition type is known and the partition table exists. I want a linux based (open source maybe?) programm ...
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1answer
128 views

Linux RAID: Replacing Failed Drive…permanantly

Okay, odd question here. I have a server with RAID 5. A drive failed, in a really physically in a really odd way. On the machine it boots and is seen by the BIOS but...no partition can be seen on the ...
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2answers
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How to stop a Linux LVM volume group?

I am currently dealing with a multiple disk failure on a Linux LVM Volume Group that is backed up by a RAID-5 md device. One disk has been taken out completely and another one is showing a limited ...
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1answer
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Recovering linux software RAID array without removing it's items

I have linux software raid (RAID10), md2 : active raid10 sda6[4](F) sdd5[3] sdc5[2] sdb6[1] 390620160 blocks 64K chunks 2 near-copies [4/3] [_UUU] which has degraded state. Can i start recovery ...
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2answers
133 views

MySQL: recover 5.0 database from datafiles and insert to 5.1 MySQL server

I have an old server backup with MySQL data files in /var/lib/mysql and I need to access the data inside of one of the databases inside that directory. I unfortunately don't have any SQL-dumps of the ...
0
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1answer
249 views

Oracle 10g cannot start after cloning server with dd

I used dd to clone a x4100 server with Linux Red Hat. The hardware is identical for old and new servers. Then I changed IP address and host name. The newly restored server is up and running but Oracle ...
6
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4answers
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I just deleted “/bin”. What's the best way to recover?

I just ran (not on purpose!) rm -rf /bin. I've booted down the computer and am using Finnix to try to recover from it. I have succeeded in mounting the drive, and confirmed that, yes, the entire /bin ...
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3answers
89 views

Linux recovery image

Is there any linux image which I can boot from grub, runs in the RAM and provides ssh access? I need this to setup a remote system to which I don't have console access and the defaults provided don't ...
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2answers
495 views

Recover ext4 file

How to recover recently deleted file from ex4 partition? Mashine hosts Open SUSE 11.2 (kernel 2.6.31)
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5answers
175 views

Need help with choosing a backup solution [closed]

I need help choosing a backup solution for a server from amongst the tools that I've read about recently (rsnapshot, amanda, clonezilla, rsync, dd, duplicity, bacula...). The setup: [1] One disk ...
0
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1answer
364 views

Getting the path of items on your network

I have a ReadyNAS on my network that I can't SSH or rsync into because it doesn't allow connections on port 22. I can, however, see the machine in Ubuntu's filesystem GUI under "Network". If I open up ...
0
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2answers
131 views

Linux file Recovery

Can anyone help me out in getting back a deleted file in linux. Instead of giving this command " rm -rvf *~ ", I gave " rm -rvf * ". Is there any way to get all files back ??
4
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2answers
757 views

Is there any way to recover files in /usr/local directory on Ubuntu?

We are running Ubuntu server on VPS. Some files were removed accidentally by placing unnecessary space this command: rm -r /usr/local <directory to be deleted> I know, that in most cases this ...
0
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2answers
728 views

The best way to backup and restore a Linux Mail Server?

I have a Linux Postfix mail server, and I am doing a configuration backup via FTP. but actually thinking about it, this will give me a 3-4 day period for recover my server... whats is the best way to ...
0
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2answers
187 views

What tools exist to automatically recover from very large load averages on linux?

For a number of different reasons in the last year or two, I have had issues with servers that run processes which tend to cause very heavy load averages. In these cases, I can often ping the server, ...
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8answers
7k views

Physically Identify the failed hard drive

So, let's say your server had 6 healthy hard drives. A drive fails (will not mount/detect, drops out of raid with errors) or is failing (SMART getting worse, etc). You need to swap out the bad ...
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6answers
177 views

*nix live CD to recover Vista host?

A friend of mine got his Vista PC infected by a virus. Before I tell him to just reboot with the maker-provided recovery DVD and lose all his data, is there a recommended Linux/*BSD live CD that he ...
0
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6answers
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Low level hard disk analysis tools

I have a NTFS drive from a Windows 2008 server machine which has a few bad sectors. I have the drive mounted in Linux. When I do a list (ls) in /media/hda2/Users/Jason it dosnt give me a complete ...
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2answers
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Restore NTFS partition from linux

One of my unscrupulous users decided to format his Windows XP NFTS hard-disk before he left the company. Are there any Linux based tools that would allow me to rebuild the partition?