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Re: old partition table, old filesystems and old scsi


I have attached the following file:

dd if=/dev/sdc of=./sector_zero.dump  bs=1024 count=1


On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 3:13 AM, Michael van Elst <> wrote:
> (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
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>                                 "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

Attachment: sector_zero.dump
Description: Binary data

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