[dm-crypt] Fwd: Cannot wipe header on device

Milan Broz gmazyland at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 10:37:25 CET 2015



On 12/15/2015 09:53 AM, Luís de Sousa wrote:
> Hello again,
> 
> I have just consulted the mail list archive and it seems I am only
> recieving a restricted number of replies to this thread. You can find
> the smartctl output at the end of this message; it essentially says
> nothing. Regarding system messages, I am not getting anything beyond
> those I already posted here.
> 
> Yesterday I ran badblocks again in read-write mode; it took over 8
> hours to complete and reported zero errors. The only new thing is the
> output from fsck, that is reporting "Bad magic number in super-block"
> - see the full output below. I recieve the same error if try one of
> the alternate superblocks suggested.

I wonder if the problem is O_SYNC flag in that request...

But that would indicate some problem in kernel perhaps.

Milan


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