Wanted to add 100 mb music file to my external drive which i am using as a backup drive for important data.
When the transfer was over i hit the safe remove option. Then new dialog appears saying the data is still writing and it will have to wait for a while. That was no prob for me but i disconnected ext drive only when this new dialog took bigger amount of time then the initial transfer saying to my self the hell with this last music file if it take so long.
Now i know. It was a mistake.
My ext drive consist of two partitions: sdb1 labeled Elements Flow and sdb2 labeled New Volume
fdisk -l output looks like this:
Disk /dev/sdb: 500.1 GB, 500074283008 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60797 cylinders, total 976707584 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes Disk identifier: 0x0004a183 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdb1 * 2048 347557887 173777920 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sdb2 347557888 976703487 314572800 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
In my computer i can see both partitions but on sdb2 there are no visual files although when i hit properties there is 201 GB used and 121 GB still free.
With testdisks quick search i found sdb1 and sdb2 partiton tables and re-write the second (lost) one and after restart there still are no visual files.
I tried deeper searh which took about 12 hours.
Disk /dev/sdb - 500 GB / 465 GiB - CHS 60798 255 63 Partition Start End Size in sectors >D HPFS - NTFS 0 32 33 21634 121 55 347555840 [Elements Flow] D HPFS - NTFS 0 32 33 60797 59 62 976705536 [Elements Flow] D HPFS - NTFS 21634 121 56 60796 249 61 629145600 [New Volume]
After list files i managed to copy out 100GB of data as a panic attack move but i would like to adjust the partition tables so my "missing folders" appear.
No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise
can anyone help?