mmm if test disk is able to see the files you should be able to recover
them. Anyway It happened to me once something similar and what I ended doing
was to get a superblock that will fit the partition and keep on changing
it's parameters until it let me recover it. Another option is to follow
On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 12:07 PM, kae at verens.com <kae at verens.com> wrote:
> I've lost a partition on a hard-drive.
>> Using testdisk, I can navigate around it, see the files and all that, but I
> can't recover it because there is apparently no superblock backup.
>> Is there any way to recover the damned thing? I have a backup of the
> partition, and am willing to try possibly destructive stuff on it.
>> I'm tempted to run mkfs on it, but am fairly sure that will write a blank
> FAT with no entries. Or maybe it will see that there's already one there,
> and will just regenerate the superblocks? anyone know?
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