[rescue] A5000 quandry, and What can make a drive fail like this?

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Thu Apr 29 08:27:45 CDT 2004

I don't know about Suns, but this has always worked for me in the
past.  I keep "fdisk -l" printouts these days as part of my
standard backup set.


On Wed, 28 Apr 2004 16:05:27 -0500
"Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Barry Callahan wrote:
> > The UPS that our fileserver was sitting on failed, and the
> > machine went down. When we restored power to it, the system
> > disk appears to have lost its disk label (format reports that
> > it's of unknown type) and that it's unformatted.
> Hrm.  If you remember what your partition table looked like,
> you can probably just relabel that disk with the same slice map
> and get most of your data back.
> But make sure you duplicate the disk first. :)
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