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I had change my partition and resize a linux partition then create a vfat partition.
After a while I formatted that driver in MSWindows. But My Partition table is damaged also master boot record and my computer don't boot from hard disk.
I booted it with a knoppix cdrom and saw it damaged. there is some avaible partitions. and some paritions were lost instead of them there is a is a big partition that I counld'nt mount it.
how can I recover my partition?!
Is there any linux programs to do this?!
I downloaded RIP-14.0.grub.iso.bin and RIP-14.0.isolinux.iso.bin.
then I ran:
RIP-14.0.mkusb.sh imagename /dev/sda1
It changed contents of my flash drive but canīt boot my system.
what should I do?
Have you been able to make the flash drive bootable before? You might need to reformat first. You can also try "syslinux -s /dev/sda1". Also, I'm not sure what the difference is but the USB README says to use syslinux-nomtools rather than syslinux.
Ok, rather than trying to get the flash drive to boot, check to see if your knoppix cd has gpart - you can use that to scan for possible partitions. Then use cfdisk to create a test partition table from that data (some false partitions are likely to be reported), mount them read-only and check to see if you've got a valid table. Of course if you know how large the partitions were to begin with this will be much easier.
I tested it.
It couldn't repare my partition table. It changed my partition table and removed some of my good partition and recovered another ones.
what a bad recovery!
Do you any another idea for partition table recovery?
Well, gpart is probably your best bet - just don't accept its best guess for the correct partition table. If you already know what some of the partitions are then you can obviously tell if it's guessed wrong - use the -f option to perform a full disk scan and make the table yourself using this information.. Don't rely on any program to do all the work for you!