LKBEN11070: Posix error 9: Bad file descriptor


You get the error message: Bad file descriptor




If you get a "Bad file Descriptor" error it does not always mean that your hard disk is broken. Most of the time this means that you have a corrupt block on the disk which is possibly fixable. You can run fsck and afterwards check "lost+found".

Do not forget that fsck can only be run on unmounted filesystem.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.