dosfsck command on esxi partition fails

Posted on 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
dosfsck -v -t -a /dev/disks/mpx.vmhba2:C0:T2:L0

dosfsck 2.11, 12 March 2005. FAT32, LFN
Currently, only 1 or 2 FATs are supported, not 251

How can I repair the file sytem on the partition?

esxi 4.1
Question by:jimmylew52
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    Accepted Solution

    Are You sure You trying to fix partition not a whole drive?

    what is the output of "fdisk -l" command?
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    It turns out that was a whole drive instead of a partition. Nothing was wrong with the drive or partition. I had to get the VMWare tech support to lookinto the problem and they found that the Heartbeat file was corrupted. They fixed the file for me and everything came back. No VMs lost.

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