On 20 Dec 2004, at 09:59, keith davey wrote:
> So I plugged it back in and reboot, "No operating
> system found"
You're not lucky, are you? Normally such a nasty situation wouldn't
occur from what you described.
> I knew there where 8 partitions in total. But here is
> the wierd thing, I didn't know what disk label type to
> use, so I have tryed both msdos and bsd.
Linux X-86 boxes normally (practically always) use msdos disk labels.
> So I am wondering is there a better tool out there for
> rebuilding the partition table or should I make a new
> swap partition and reinstall grub?
parted is probably as good as it gets. If you're happy with the data in
the root and boot partitions then just make a new swap partition (you
don't want anything from the old one anyway) reinstall grub, and off
P.S. Save the new label somewhere :-)
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