From: Vincent Cunniffe (vincent at domain beacon.ie)
Date: Wed 28 Apr 1999 - 16:14:57 IST
Micheal Colhoun wrote:
> 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 ?
Ouch. No :-(
However, if you happened to know what sizes the partitions were before
you erased the table, and you put them back, the disk will behave as
I've deleted all of the partitions off a disk and then put them back
(with fdisk, not dd or similar) and it works.
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