[CentOS] Retrive data from repartitioned / reformatted hard drive?
kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jun 29 13:28:04 UTC 2007
Niki Kovacs wrote:
> The title says it all. One of my clients showed me a 120 GB hard drive
> that his daughter accidentally formatted, according to him. I booted
> the first CD I had at hand - a Slackware 11.0 install CD - and
> launched cdfdisk /dev/hda. cfdisk informed me that there was even no
> partition table. So much for reformatting. cfdisk only shows me 120 GB
> of free space.
> Any way to retrive data on this hard drive? Some magic live
> distribution to read data on repartitioned / reformatted hard drives?
> any suggestions?
I have used testdisk with excellent results. Read about its features,
capabilities and limitations at http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
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