I have one disk of a 2 disk raid1 array that failed in the raid device. The manufacturer and subsequent investigation indicates it is formatted as a linux disk.

fdisk -l displays

Device       Start        End    Sectors   Size Type
/dev/sdb1       41       1953       1913 956.5K Microsoft basic data
/dev/sdb2 ...
/dev/sdb9  6504448    8503295    1998848   976M Microsoft basic data
/dev/sdb10 8503296 7814035254 7805531959   3.6T Microsoft basic data

I run

sudo mount /dev/sdb10 /media/seagate

and get

mount: /media/seagate: unknown filesystem type 'linux_raid_member'.

Following the advice here I ran

sudo mdadm --assemble --run /dev/md0 /dev/sdb10


mdadm: /dev/sdb10 is busy - skipping

mdadm --examine produces

         Magic : a92b4efc
        Version : 1.2
    Feature Map : 0x0
     Array UUID : e733e938:772dc035:5c104e46:4d4fe2da
           Name : BA-001075384F44:8
  Creation Time : Wed Apr 24 18:37:09 2013
     Raid Level : raid1
   Raid Devices : 2

 Avail Dev Size : 7805529911 (3721.97 GiB 3996.43 GB)
     Array Size : 3902764819 (3721.97 GiB 3996.43 GB)
  Used Dev Size : 7805529638 (3721.97 GiB 3996.43 GB)
    Data Offset : 2048 sectors
   Super Offset : 8 sectors
   Unused Space : before=1968 sectors, after=273 sectors
          State : clean
    Device UUID : b8ca69f9:bba3bbc2:33f7033e:67308d4f

    Update Time : Fri Dec 14 13:54:41 2018
       Checksum : a891168f - correct
         Events : 2

   Device Role : Active device 0
   Array State : AA ('A' == active, '.' == missing, 'R' == replacing)

I am at an impasse it seems. Can anyone point me in the right direction for mounting this partition and (hopefully) recovering the data on it?

Thanks in advance.


I used these instructions and was able to see the LVM both in terminal window and in GUI interface.

But then:

mount /dev/vg8/lv8 /mnt/sd1 

Generated: “Wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/mapper/vg8-lv8, missing codepage or helper program, or other error”

Followed the advice and used

mkfs.ext4 /dev/vg8/lv8  

But got message

/dev/vg8/lv8 contains a ext4 file system
  last mounted on /shares/public on Tue Sept 16 20:00:52 1975
Proceed anyway? 

JerryFrey suggested using a file recovery such as foremost. I ended up doing that and recovered all the files albeit without file names or a directory tree.

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