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    SubjectRe: [RFH] Partion table recovery
    On 07/23/2007 10:08 PM, Bill Davidsen wrote:

    > Al Boldi wrote:

    >> As always, a good friend of mine managed to scratch my partion table
    >> by cat'ing /dev/full into /dev/sda. I was able to push him out of the
    >> way, but at least the first 100MB are gone. I can probably live
    >> without the first partion, but there are many partitions after that,
    >> which I hope should easily be recoverable.
    >>
    >> I tried parted, but it's not working out for me. Does anybody know of
    >> a simple partition recovery tool, that would just scan the disk for
    >> lost partions?
    >>
    > You have gotten a bunch of thoughts on this, I will just say that plain
    > old "fdisk -l" saved somewhere safe is probably all you need, in human
    > readable format. Doesn't do you any good now, but all the complicated
    > schemes discussed don't thrill me, I want to be able to see this, and
    > recovery by partition table manual rebuild is so rare I would rather do
    > it by hand than trust some software I rarely use.

    ACK. Or NNAK (Non-NAK) at least...

    Rene.

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