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I'm using ubuntu dapper drake, and I want to reformat everything and install kubuntu fiesty fawn.
I repartitioned my second hard-drive (because it had some gimp fat32 partition for some reason), and then I copied all the data I wanted to keep onto it. Nautilus says that's 31.9 GB worth.
I booted from the kubuntu cd and was in the process of installing when I noticed that it only said 7.64 GB were being used on that hard drive.
I rebooted into ubuntu to check. Nautilus says there's 31.9 GB on that harddrive, but QTparted says there's only 7.64 GB.
Is my data on the 2nd harddrive despite what qtparted says? Will my data be there after I completely reformat the first harddrive and install kubuntu on the first harddrive?
Also, why does Nautilus split my second harddrive into hdb1 and hdb2? I formated it as one partition.
Plus, natilus says there's only 116.9 GB between hdb1 & hdb2, when qtparted says there's 149.05.
Also, I apologize if this has been asked before. I did search, but those posts didn't make any sense to me.
Now hdb1 is empty and my files are gone (although they're elsewhere on the hard drive).
Do you want to explain the bit in brackets in that sentence ???. Which hard drive ???.
Presuming you have done no reformatting/repartitionining between the posts above, there is no hdb2; hdb1 occupies the entire drive.
As for the data, who knows, but it sure don't look like it's on that second drive.
I'd be inclined to re-copy the data, unmount and re-mount it, then have a look to see if it's still there (on hdb1).