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Re: Help really needed: Formatted / partition by accident.

nick lidakis wrote:
> I was having trouble with my monowall  router running off a compact
> flash. I decide to reinstall the monowall boot image onto the CF card.
> In the process I must have mistyped and accidentally wrote the image to
> my boot partition i.e. /dev/sda1. The machine now boots into monowall
> instead of Grub.
> Using Google, I can only find articles or HOWTO's on recovering a
> corrupt or overwritten master boot record. When I did the initial
> installation with the latest the net install cd I chose the default
> desktop partition scheme, which I believe (if I am not mistaken) was /,
> /usr, and a home partitions. / would have my kernels, root directory and
> grub.
> So my question is, how do I proceed? I can use a rescue CD to boot into
> the system and mount /, but how would I reinstall what would normally be
> in /? Do I do a reinstall and skip formatting / home?
> Any help at all would be appreciated!
Check out parted.  It can do partition rescues.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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