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Old 16th December 2010
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Don't fsck that partition until you've backed it up! You are likely to lose data on your way to making it mountable read/write.

You can force mount it in read/only mode un-fscked, and dump(8) it somewhere. Or you can dd(1) the raw device to a file.
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