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Re: Damaged disklabel - Data recovery
On Friday, January 26, Tobias Weingartner wrote:
> On Friday, January 26, Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote:
> > > Is there any way to salvage data on a disk with a damaged
> > > disklabel? Any help appreciated ...
> > >
> > > I was just playing with 'disklabel' because of an installation
> > > script I was writing but forgot to use the '-n' option ...
> > Well, if you have noted down somewhere, all the information that disklabel
> > was showing you, then you can restore the disklabel, and get the data
> > back.
> I used to have a program hanging around to scan a disk for partitions, and
> recreate the disklabel. I'd have to see if I can remember the name, and
> see if I (or someone else) still has a copy...
It's called scan_ffs. Should make finding
those ffs partitions a whole lot easier.