Evan Dower wrote: > So, the other day I was ripping some CDs... > > Upon restart, there was a message that ad0 had an unrecoverable error > (media changed). It's a hard disk. I didn't notice any gnomes breaking > into my computer and changing it on me. No matter. It won't boot. I > installed FreeBSD on an empty partition of another disk, which is how I > got to where I am now. Naturally, I have no backups. > > My plan is to reconstruct the partition table and then all should be fine. > I've determined that my files seem to be in tact using 'strings /dev/ad0 | > less'. It even looks like part of the partition table remains. >
Hello, You can try with this utility: http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/ which is also included on knoppix live-cd (http://www.knoppix.org/) I just saved two NTFS partitions with it, so I hope this helps... Dejan _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"