Blew away my partition table
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Tue Jun 29 16:13:29 CDT 2010
I would also go for testdisk if you want to keep it simple...
it's included in most repositories of most linux distri.
I normally use it to recover "broken" fat32 and ntfs disks, but 1 time
also ext3.. works like a charm..
Sleep well and Good luck anyway,
Op dinsdag 29-06-2010 om 14:27 uur [tijdzone -0600], schreef Stephen
> Jefferson Ogata wrote, On 06/29/2010 02:06 PM:
> > Lots of really good info ...
> Also, take a look at :
> TestDisk can
> * Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
> * Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
> * Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
> * Fix FAT tables
> * Rebuild NTFS boot sector
> * Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
> * Fix MFT using MFT mirror
> * Locate ext2/ext3 Backup SuperBlock
> * Undelete files from FAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
> * Copy files from deleted FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3 partitions.
> I'm not sure if there's a simple command to scan the device,
> presuming only the partition table is borked and to recreate
> just the PT, but i think so. At least it can do Superblock
> scan lookups.
> There's another tool i've run across that'll scan a block dev
> for superblock backups, but i can't recall the name...
> btw, cgsecurity has "photorec", which was originally designed
> to recover lost photos off digital camera media. It's been
> enhanced to recover a large number of file types off any
> damaged media and write what it can to auxiliary storage.
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