[SATLUG] Re: Partition Table Repair

Henry Pugsley henry.pugsley at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 05:00:31 CST 2008


On Jan 11, 2008 7:17 PM, scs at worldlinkisp.com <scs at worldlinkisp.com> wrote:

> Pleasant surprise, TestDisk shows:
>
> Partition Sector doesn't have the end mark 0xAA55
>
> Disk 80-40GB / 37GiB - CHS 4865  255  63
>
> *  FAT32 LBA        0   1  1  2421  254   63  38909367
> E  Extended LBA  2825   0  1  4864  254   63  32772600
> L  Linux Swap    2825   1  1  2947  254   63   1975932
> L  Linux         2948   1  1  3122  254   63   2811312
> L  Linux         3123   1  1  4864  254   63  27985167
>
> More research in order before proceeding and attempting
> repair.
>
> Strange that Gparted wouldn't show this.
>

I've had good luck with testdisk .. used it to recover someones partitions
and reiser filesystems on a drive that was partially zerofilled.  Got 90%+
of the data back. :)

-Henry


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