Re: recover partition table
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 02:59:20PM +0100, Geronimo wrote:
> thank your for your assistance.
> Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:
> > Am Samstag, 26. März 2011 schrieb Geronimo:
> > > Can anybody please shine me a light, how to patch the partition tables
> > > with informations from that file, so it might be possible to gain access
> > > to data ...
> > >
> > maybe you can fix it, when you use fdisk,
> Not sure about fdisk. Does fdisk write partition table entry only?
> ... or does it have side effects on existing data - like wiping out superblock
> of existing fs, so you have to format the partition?
> I don't want to increase the damage, therefore I ask before doing anything.
I would dd the disk to another disk or file before trying any recovery
steps that you're not sure of.