Subject: Re: Partition table on x86 trashed. Any ideas?
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ian Cooper <ian@WPI.EDU>
Date: 09/08/2001 09:51:33
On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> 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.
He stated earlier in his first email that this was an x86 platform.
There is a version of Solaris that will run on x86 processors.