[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Could not detect file system

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Could not detect file system
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 11:24:11 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 11:22:21AM +1000, Jiri Baum wrote:
> Andrew:
> > Anyway, the problem is you have swap and ext2 signatures there.  1.6.x
> > (on the verge of a stable release, at pre10) has better heuristics for
> > dealing with this case.
> > Or, you could use a hex editor to kill the SWAPSPACE signature.
> That's probably the easier... any recommendation for a hex editor? (I
> haven't done this since MSDOS days...)

"hexedit" ?  apt-cache search hex?

Other option is xxd + dd.  (xxd /dev/hdc1 | grep SWAP, that gives you
your offset to overwrite...)


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]