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Re: Parted

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 02:02:00 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Sat, Feb 16, 2002 at 03:21:54PM +0200, Ïàâåë Á. wrote:
> I've accidently found that Parted (not only) refuses to
> process broken partitions.


> When my partition table was damaged by a third-party
> program, which tried to create a fourth Primary partition(!)

Nothing special...

> and caused a big mess in the partition table, Parted
> reported an error and refused to delete & manage it.

Well, you can create a new partition table...

Perhaps an interactive recovery should be available.
I'm accepting patches ;)  Just I can't see a nice way
of doing it.

> I don't know whether this is a bug or it's designed so. 

It's the design.

> But due to this limit, I couldn't even re-format my HDD

Use "mklabel"


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