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I'm working on a really really wierd project. I'm using Ubuntu to recover an Android device. I'm doing this by launching Ubuntu and then using the GUI to keep the user informed.

I need to figure out a way to realign the partition tables. When using parted -l print, parted shows that there are problems on the disk and asks for user input to correct the partition table endings. Is there another tool that I can use for a scripted recovery?

Basically, The partition tables at this point are correct, but the disk is in an unknown state. I need to figure out a way to rewrite the partition table endings on the disk.

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parted has a script mode.

-s, --script never prompts for user intervention

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does that automatically realign partitions? –  AdamOutler Feb 26 '12 at 18:34
    
No, you would have to write the 'script' to do it. I thought that was what you were looking for. Could be a fun (but be careful) exercise in bash scripting. –  jedijf Feb 26 '12 at 18:38
    
Well, parted print gives the option to fix automatically. You have to press Y. –  AdamOutler Feb 27 '12 at 6:32

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