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Re: old partition table, old filesystems and old scsi (Mohsen Pahlevanzadeh) writes:

># /sbin/fdisk /home/mohsen/all_of_disk.iso
>fdisk: primary partition table invalid, no magic in sector 0

Apparently that disk image (I would not name it .iso because
that refers to CD-ROM images) doesn't have a standard MS-DOS
partition table.

Are you sure it is from a PC like system?

>BIOS disk geometry:
>cylinders: 70, heads: 255, sectors/track: 63 (16065 sectors/cylinder)
>total sectors: 1127424

And that's not the reality either, but it is likely that you won't
need a real geometry to access the data.

For a start, try to make a hexdump of the first blocks and try to
find something intelligble. It is also possible that the 'file'
command will recognize something.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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