brent timothy saner on 14 Feb 2008 16:50:34 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] "unerase" for linux ext3? wrote:

> I mounted the disk onto another (working) linux box, and wrote some perl to walk
> through the unmounted disk, searching for binary data that matched the beginning
> of a disk partition. This allowed me to recover the two partitions (~70GB of
> data) on the disk as filesystem images onto the host machine. I then mounted
> those as loopback images and wrote the data to new disks.

doesn't gpart do essentially the same thing? or does it not play nicely
with raid?

Brent Saner

Bill Gates is to hacking as Sid Vicious was to the Sex Pistols:
no talent, everyone hates him, and he's just in it for the fame and money.

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