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 Post subject: recovering linux partitions on mbr
PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:25 am 
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hello
first i want to thank you for this great cd :)

i used mbrwork to repair mbr on my hard drive

i've reset mbr to zero then i used the option to restore MS partitions which works fine

however now i want to restore linux (ext3 and swap) partitions to the mbr,

i got 2 windows partitions which was restored by mbrwork
and 2 linux partitions SWAP and ext3 which are missing on the mbr

help please


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 Post subject: Re: recovering linux partitions on mbr
PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:25 am 
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Try testdisk (Parted Magic) to recover lost partitions.

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 Post subject: Re: recovering linux partitions on mbr
PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:49 am 
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the partitions exists i just lost them by erasing mbr


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 Post subject: Re: recovering linux partitions on mbr
PostPosted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:20 am 
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Did you try testdisk? It is able to search for deleted partitions and fix the partition table.

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 Post subject: Re: recovering linux partitions on mbr
PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:42 pm 
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not yet i just wanted to make sur it is the right utility for my issue

thanks :)


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