u can use testdisk to salvage lost partition tables.
It is available for dos as well as linux (I have it on
my windows rescue boot floppy). It is pretty good. As
usual, do a google search.
--- harris ur rahman <harris_rahman_81@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> That's actually true. I've lost my two FAT32
> about to lose my ext2 partition, but my data
still exists on
> disk. fdisk -l is all I need to know to be able
> on a new hard disk. (I'll use dd to copy the
> recreate the partitions).
partitionsYeah.. I did pull that stunt once. Delete the
with exactincluding >>extendedones and then recreate them
really scaredsector boundaries. >>Worked like charm but I was
How did u guys actually do this ?, i mean
elucidate.I really luv
all this system stuff. Must tell u , i once lost all
b'coz stupid (rather stupid me) Norton told me the
changed ...something . I pressed yes shutdown my
comp. The next
day i boot my comp to find only the c drive.
This was about 2 yrs back and it had been only 6
monce since i
bought my first comp and been so near to any comp
for that matter.
I was terrified ( all my sister's project files were
in the other
partitions) yet felt adventurous, learnt how 2 use
recreated the partitions but the data were lost for
I know dd is a cool program - it copies from the
Please tell me how ta handle if such situation
particularly interested in retreival using "DD"
Thanx in advance
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