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Old 06-23-2014, 05:27 AM   #1
obv
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Disc not visible after installing OpenBSD 5.5 on it


Disc size: 250 GB.

I've created 10 GB partition at the beginning of disc wd1 using OpenBSD installer.

After installation,
Code:
fdisk -e wd1
tells
Code:
No such file or directory
.

I've installed sets from ftp, previous installation from CD failed (CD read error)

Are data on disc lost ?
 
Old 06-23-2014, 08:34 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by obv View Post
Disc size: 250 GB.
I've created 10 GB partition at the beginning of disc wd1 using OpenBSD installer.
I'm currently dual booting Slackware64 14.1 and OpenBSD 5.5. I used the Slackware install DVD to create my OpenBSD partition; the installer set the partition as type A6.
Here is the last bit of my lilo.conf.

Code:
# Linux bootable partition config ends
other = /dev/sda4
label = OpenBSD
table = /dev/sda

Last edited by hitest; 06-23-2014 at 08:39 AM. Reason: addition
 
Old 06-24-2014, 02:40 AM   #3
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Thank you. There were some other partitions (ntfs, ext3) on disc wd1. These partitions aren't visible in gparted anymore. Are these partitions lost ?

SOLVED - data have been recovered using TestDisk http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk

Last edited by obv; 06-24-2014 at 04:58 AM. Reason: SOLVED
 
  


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