Drive recovery using Linux??

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Wed Mar 5 20:19:38 UTC 2008

NoOp wrote:
> On 03/05/2008 09:58 AM, Andrew Zajac wrote:
>> Testdisk or parted can detect and add partitions found on the disk
>> that are not part of the partition table.  You can try that.
>> If you are unable to detect or guess what partition goes where, you
>> can always try to data-carve the files from the raw image or device.
>> Photorec and foremost are very good at doing that.   You can data
>> carve a lot of the data on a disk even after it has been formatted.
> I didn't realize this before as I'd always obtained testdisk etc from
> or SystemRescue etc.,
> but testdisk is in the Universe repo:

I found it on the already-booted RIP disc (rescue is possible) at 
version 6.7, but the Ubuntu one looked to be 6.6? :-(

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