On Wed, Apr 28, 1999 at 05:06:12PM +0100, Micheal Colhoun mentioned:
> Ok, Has anyone succesfully recoverd a destroyed partition table on an ext2
>> writing to hdb instead of hdb1 has clobbered the partiton table. The data on
> other partitions should not be affected (as in, data would not have been
> over written..). Is there a copy of the partition
> table stored elsewhere on the disk ?
There is just one copy. Would you remember the size of the partitons ? If
so, you can boot from floppy, and use fdisk to make them again. All should
be well...if you don't...well...there isn't that much you can do, without
scanning the disk with a hex editor, looking to signs of the start of a
'As my grandmother used to say, as she worked away on her spinning wheel,
"Those who do not remember history, are doomed to repeat it, especially if
they change the addressing modes, or wordsize of their architechture"'
- Peter Van Der Linden
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