Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 03-06-2007, 12:50 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: AT
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 404

Rep: Reputation: 30
Changed Partition Table Data Recovery Ext3

Recently i've run testdisk utility in my Windows XP (
and accidently done a partition table change.

Now my hda6 no longer contain all my files that previously in it.
I havent format hda6 yet.

how do i recover the files in my hda6?

it is an ext3 partition.
now i can only see lost&found folder in my hda6
Old 03-07-2007, 05:44 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2006
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Distribution: ArchLinux, ArchServer, Fedora, CentOS
Posts: 449

Rep: Reputation: 34
If you can see "lost&found" and the kernel is happy to mount the partition, then it doesn't sound like it's corrupted at all... Perhaps it has been moved to another number or something similar? Is it still the same size as before?

You did make a backup before playing with the partition table?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best Live/Rescue CD for ext3 data recovery? branvu Linux - Distributions 12 07-02-2010 08:37 AM
Data Recovery software in Linux for ext3/NTFS? Raveolution Linux - Software 3 10-15-2006 02:21 AM
ext3 data recovery? hollywoodb Linux - General 4 03-28-2006 04:41 AM
Help! Data Recovery - NOT a partition fault - ext3 carthaginian Linux - Newbie 0 10-16-2004 09:13 AM
Partition table recovery SYakush Linux - General 4 08-04-2004 04:55 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:16 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration