Subject: Re: Partition table on x86 trashed. Any ideas?
To: Gerald Heinig <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/08/2001 08:39:15
On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, Gerald Heinig wrote:
> > My question is: how do I resurrect my partition table? If the worst
> > really comes to the worst, I can use dd to fish out various disk blocks
> > which I know have stuff in them that I need. I haven't actually lost
> > very much: only about 5 or 10 files which aren't very big, but there's a
> > lot of know-how that's in them and it would really hurt to lose them.
> A block that contains either a master boot record or partition table
> will have "0x55aa" at the very end of it.

Uh, never mind. That's for i386. No idea for Solaris.