I was working with my usb drive when I plugged it in and in gparted and the usb showed unallocated partition and gparted asked me to create a partition table. I created a table and my pc got stuck and the process force killed. Now the usb isn't showing anywhere and if I run gparted /dev/sdc it shows a partition of 2.00 TiB and if I try to create partition table the terminal says : /dev/sdc. Unrecognized label Input /output error during read on /dev/sdc Input/output error during write on /dev/sdc Error opening /dev/sdc: No medium found
The following could provide a solution if your usb drive uses a Linux filesystem. You will need to use the terminal.
First, make sure that you have unmounted your device.
sudo umount /dev/sdc
To check what kind of filesystem your device has, type in the following command:
sudo fdisk /dev/sdc
You will get a prompt that looks like this:
Command (m for help):
Next, you need to enter the
p command. This will print the partition table for the device. At the bottom of the table, it should show you a range of fields that look roughly like this.
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdc 2048 15158239 7578096 83 Linux
If your Id field says 83, and your System field says Linux, the following may help you. If not, I do not know how to solve your issue.
Everything written beyond this point assumes your Id field is 83 and your System field is Linux
You need to use the
fsck command to repair your filesystem. If it is a Linux filesystem, it should have a directory called lost+found. This is where any recovered files will be stored.
sudo fsck /dev/sdc
Remount your device. Example:
sudo mount /dev/sdc /media/usr
If any of your files are recovered, you will find them in the lost+found directory of your usb drive.
Hope this was of some help.