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Old 05-26-2005, 06:00 AM   #1
dezeque
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Angry Partiton lost on xp with grub-install command !!! [RESOLVED]


hi,

i have a big prob !!!

I have computer with 2 hdd in sata. on the first (disk 0) i have windows xp on the c: and one data partition called d:

i tried install fc3 on the second hard disk but after the install grub show me some probs. i used the linux rescue consol ans tried the command grub-install on every device possible to get back an avalidable grub. But do not work. i used my windows xp cd and typed fixboot then fixmbr. Now i get my xp back. but my d:\ dosen't work !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

when i click on it in "my computer" a message tell me : "this partition is not formated would you like to format it now?" HAAAAAAAAAAAA i have a lot of importants data on this partition... so how to get my D:\ back alive ?

i think grub-install erase my partion-table. so how to fix this ?

Please help me if u can... it's very important...

Thanks a lot in advance....... for your help !!!!



Dezeque

Last edited by dezeque; 05-26-2005 at 04:37 PM.
 
Old 05-26-2005, 06:09 AM   #2
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I don't see "I mounted my linux install and checked the grub.conf file" on that list. . .

You'll have to be more specific if you want a solution: "grub showed some probs" is no help at all in diagnosing the problem.
 
Old 05-26-2005, 06:59 AM   #3
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miss grub

grub show me : invalide partition table.

but this is not my problem now. i just want to get back my d:\ on windows XP.

i choose to install fc3 on an other comoputer.
 
Old 05-26-2005, 07:54 AM   #4
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Well... You cant go around installing grub on every available device. It's asking for problems. Also, before installing a new OS, you did make a backup?

Anyway. If I recall correctly, C: is the first partition on the first disk. D: is the first partition on the second disc (i.e. linux) and E: would be the second partition of the first disk.

So you might try removing the second harddisk, to get D: back in its old place.

Groetjes,

Kees-Jan
 
Old 05-26-2005, 09:25 AM   #5
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Please don't mark your threads as urgent but rather title them appropiately in what your actual thread is about. This site would be useless if every thread was titled like yours and would be damn hard to search and know what each question is about.
And also consider that your thread has no priority over any other members thread, so marking them as urgent is pointless on a free site!
 
Old 05-26-2005, 09:52 AM   #6
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hi kees-jan,

no c:\ is the first partition on the first disk and d:\ is the second partition on the first disk.

on the second disk it's fc3.


to recover my xp i used fixboot and fixmbr command from the recovery consol of windows xp cd-rom. so for my c: it's ok i can boot on it and every files ares ok. but for the d: prob i tried some software witch normally can recovery partition table or data on them. With R-studio NTFS (demo) i can see all my file on the lost partition (d so i'm sure that someone know how to set it up back again.

thanks in advance... Dezeque
 
Old 05-26-2005, 04:37 PM   #7
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resolved

ouffffff, i resolved the prob with "partition table doctor" he correct my table .. then i used fixboot button and it's ok.

thanks u all...
 
  


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