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Re: How to recover an integer ext3 partition from a disk with a damaged partition table ?



On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 10:55 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:

snip

> You can not loopback mount then entire drive. But you can mount a
> partition as long as you know the offset to it using the offset
> option when loop mounting. Read the loop mount options in the mount
> man page. Once you use dd-rescue to make an image file of the drive,
> you should be able to use all the same tools on the image file as
> you would on the drive itself.
> 
> Now, if anyone know how to generate the partition devices from an
> image file, so you could mount the different partitions without
> using the offset option of loop mounting, I would love to hear about it.
> 

I believe you can use losetup for specifying the offset.


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