aftermath of an ubuntu installation
donny008 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 18:07:15 UTC 2008
the funniest part is that i can still see the files and dirs with GET DATA
BACK software and i can copy it too, but cant open or view a single file
On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 6:39 PM, Donny George <donny008 at gmail.com> wrote:
> well i have filed a bug.
> *i would like to thank one and all for the all help tha tyou poured in for
> a distressed user like me. *
> THANKYOU SO MUCH , SPECIAL THANKS TO Nils as well, you were just great
> buddy, with you around may be i can afford some mistakes after all :)
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> > 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
> > <https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/+filebug>. 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.
> > Nils
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