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Hello everyone. I have a question which I may know the answer to, I'm just looking for a confirmation. When it comes to the MBR of a hard drive, i've read in multiple sources that it's always located in the first sector of the hard drive. Is the MBR there from the factory? When I buy a new blank... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Lost in Cyberia
Hi guys, I appreciate any help in this regard, we have lost sensitive data in the company.
One box with 2 disk mirrored and a 3ware controller handling 13 disks in a raidz2 pool. Suddenly the box restart and keeps "Reading ZFS config" for hours.
Unplugging disk by disk we isolate the disk... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tatxo
I just built myself a new machine which has an ASUS motherboard with is UEFI based.
I noticed after I installed Fedora 17 that my sda is MBR and my sdb is GPT:
sda is a ssd drive. Should the ssd drive be GPT or is MBR okay?
sda is 60Gb drive. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mojoman
Hope it's okay to post on this sub-forum, couldn't find a better place
I've got a 480R running solaris 8 with veritas volume manager managing all filesystems, including an encapsulated root disk (I believe the root disk is encapsulated as one of the root mirror disks has an entry under... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sunnyd76
5. Boot Loaders
I tried to install another Linux O.S along with MS and to make two Linux's and one windows.Usually when I try this GRUB losses the ability to boot the first Linux install. It did it again. I would really like to get this first install bootable again.
Here are some facts.
-I have a rescue... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: theKbStockpiler
6. Boot Loaders
short thing: I've done something I didn't know what happens; bad thing: I did it with my partition table. :D
My OS is Ubuntu 10.10. I've used GPT and now want to convert it to MBR with gdisk.
I started gdisk, chose 'r' for "transformation options" and chose 'g' to "convert GPT into MBR... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Blackbird
Today when I was working on a script to generate custom wordlist. So I ran a script and the output was directed to /tmp.
The disk space was around 19 gb. While the script was running, I decided to direct the o/p file to my 1TB drive. So I broke the run using Ctrl + C.
Now when I... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: morningSunshine
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm confused. Originally I did
cp /dev/sda /dev/sdb
where sda is my boot disk and sdb is a USB disk. This probably copied my MBR.
Since /dev/sdb is 300GB and /dev/sda only 160GB I had a bunch of space left which I decided to experiment with by creating partitions of various... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: siegfried
9. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
First time so excuse my ignorance please.
I may not be accurately describing the issue.
I have inherited a small lab mostly SUN V120s.
We lost power and are trying to recover.
Nope no backups...
The primary issue I have is 1 box is an Oracle Server.
It has 2 36Gb harddrives.
I am able to... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: murphsr