Monthly Archives: January 2007

Kill and Resurrect the Master Boot Record

The MBR is a 512-byte segment at the very beginning (the first sector) of a hard drive. This segment contains two major parts: the boot code in the first 446 bytes and the partition table (plus a 2-byte signature) in … Continue reading

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Find Lost Partitions (from Knoppix Hacks)

OK, so you had a little too much fun with the previous hack, ignored the warnings, accidentally typed 512 when you should have typed 446, and now your partition table is gone. Or maybe you accidentally ran fdisk on the … Continue reading

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