All harddisks empty.

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  1. henkoegema

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    A few days ago I downloaded the Elastix 1.0 and burned it on a CD.

    To see if the Elastix CD was ok, I booted my Kubuntu pc with it.
    I only did a few steps during the installation. To the point were the systems asks for keyboard type (can't remember exactly). At least I stopped long before the systems should start the installation on the harddisk.

    When I had rebooted the pc (without the Elastix cd), the system couldn't come up again. I got GRUB error 22.

    No harm done, I thought, because all my important files are on harddisk2 (hdb) and harddisk3 (hdd), so I reinstalled Kubuntu again. (on hda)

    However....to my big surprise, I couldn't mount hdb and hdd anymore :(

    It looks like that all the 2 harddisks are empty. Can't find any parttions on any of the two disks. Even my USB stick was unreadable.

    Can somebody confirm if the harddisk data is really lost ?
    If not, is there a way to retrieve my data files ?

    I was really surprised to find myself in this situation, since the Elastix had not started the physical installation.
     
  2. henkoegema

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    Can somebody confirm whether or not the data is really gone?
    If not, any way to recover it ?
     
  3. henkoegema

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    With the program Testdisk from http://www.testdisk.org, I was able to restore ALL my lost partitions. :lol:

    So I got ALL my data back again.<br><br>Post edited by: henkoegema, at: 2008/05/14 19:01
     
  4. ramoncio

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    Nice!
    This is good to know.
    I had the same problem, but the data wasn't important, so I didn't mind.
     

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