[oclug] help oclug-kenobi!
ewd at patrix.org
Sat Mar 17 08:55:38 EST 2001
Before I start, here's a disclaimer: this is about Win98, but I'm seeking
a Linux solution, as it seems nothing in the Win/DOS world will help
My parents' computer seems to have suffered a virus attack or something.
That wouldn't be too bad if one partition hadn't disappeared - the one
with a lot of their data. Win98 doesn't see the partition (nor does fdisk
in dos), Partition Magic can't load.
I booted with the Linuxcare rescue CD, and tried fdisk. It had trouble
reading the extended partitin (ie, marked partitions as "unknown" and
didn't list the last partition).
Is there a way to recover from this sad situation?
"I am the fixed point of insanity in any sane situation. And some people find
-- Simkin, Doom of the Darksword.
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