aftermath of an ubuntu installation

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Mar 4 17:22:40 UTC 2008

Donny George wrote:
> i did sudo mount /dev/hda5 /mnt
> and it says
> /dev/hda5 looks like a swap space-not mounted.
> you must specify the filesystem
> i also did fdisk to verify the filetype of hda5 , its ntfs in it.

OK, then I think you have lost your data. Obviosly the partition really 
has been formatted as swap space during the installation for whatever 
reason. I think you should file a bug at 
<>. Just in case somebody else has 
an idea, you should better not change anything on the hda5 partition. But 
frankly, I don't have much hope.


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