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Re: recovery recommendations





--On 21 January 2011 10:36:41 -0800 "m.p." <martin ebcl lib id us> wrote:

dd if=/some-185mb-linux-install.iso of=/dev/sdx

You wrote to /dev/sdx not /dev/sdxN (where N is a number)?

You will have zapped your partition table. If you only had one partition
on there, you can recreate this by running fdisk on the image first.

Note ext3 recovery tools want a partition image, not a disk image.
You can use dd with the appropriate skip (or use sparsecopy
from
 http://blog.alex.org.uk/2010/12/02/copying-sparse-files/
) to get the partition out from the disk image.

--
Alex Bligh


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