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Re: please help, destroyed ext3 root partition

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 06:47:54AM -0700, orange wrote:
> can someone please help me recover Debian ext3 partiton (/)
> I tried booting windowsxp by typing some commands at boot prompt and
> it seems to have trashed (MBR?) linux partition.
> the other Linux partitions are fine (home).
> is there a tool that can help me recover /
> I think I tried this:
> map (hd0) (hd1)
> map (hd1) (hd0)
> hide (hd0)

This seems to be a command to change partition table and BIOS assignment
of drives by GRUB.

Anyway, first thing to do is get boot CD to boot and install bootloader.



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