Blew away my partition table

J. Epperson Dell at epperson.homelinux.net
Tue Jun 29 14:37:59 CDT 2010


On Tue, June 29, 2010 15:32, J. Epperson wrote:
> Arrived home very tired and in a lapse of judgement tried to configure a
> new USB backup drive on my PERC3 based home server, with a new cat roaming
> between me and the monitor.  Created a new partition on the existing
> /dev/sda instead of the new /dev/sdb.  System is still running, and I"m
> doing an rsync to the new drive now.
>
> Can some kind soul help me remember how to repair this surgically instead
> of rebuilding the filesystem and reloading it?  If not, I deserve it.
>

EDIT: I created a new partition table, with no partitions as yet.  Shows
as "unallocated" in gparted.




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