Re: Corrupt ext2/ext3 directory entries not recovered by e2fsck

From: Bernd Eckenfels (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 14:46:47 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> I am surprised that neither ext3 recovery nor e2fsck detected the
> broken directory entries. Before I clri the directory entry, does
> anybody want more details?

I had problems (the first for years) with 2.4.11-xfs, too. I had illegal
chars in file names in my ext2 /home partition. But e2fsck was able to clear
them. It was due to a kernel oops caused by openafs module.

Not sure if it is related.

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