From: Gary Coady (gary at domain netsoc.tcd.ie)
Date: Thu 13 Jun 2002 - 10:38:38 IST
On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 10:22:49AM +0100, Philip Trickett wrote:
> dd if=bootnet.img of=/dev/hda
> Now, you can see the problem, as the first 1.44 mb of the hard disk was
> overwritten by the install floppy image, and the computer just does
> exactly as the install image would do when it is booted.
> It looks as if it took the partition tables with it as well when this
> happened as fdisk cannot see any partitions.
> Would anyone have any suggestions? As there was some stuff on the
> machine which was quite useful.
Try something like gpart -
http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/ - hopefully your data
is not on the first partition, and this may possibly find all the other
ext2 partitions (it worked very well for me once). It's also on the ILUG
BBC I do believe?
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