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Old 08-31-2010
mount extended partition

Hello,
Im new here, and may be my question is stupid, but...
Today I run PGP Desktop decript on my 2nd partition ( D:\ ) and when decript finish, I restart my PC.Now when I try to open D:\ its give me: D:\ is not accessable and I lose my files Smilie
So I load Linux live CD ( knoppix ) and try to mount this partition.When I type:

Code:
knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ fdisk -l

Disk /dev/hda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x03c503c5

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1   *           1        2550    20482843+   7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda2            2551       30401   223713157+   5  Extended
/dev/hda5            2551       10614    64774048+   7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda6           10615       17272    53480353+   7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda7           17273       27774    84357283+   7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda8           27775       30401    21101346    7  HPFS/NTFS

/dev/hda2 is the target and Im 100% shure that this partition was NTFS.
Now /dev/hda2 is mounted in /media/hda2 but there is no files.
How can I mount this drive manually?And is there any another method by which i can solve this problem..?
Thanks
# 2  
Old 09-01-2010
I highly doubt that sda2 was your D: drive, as Windows can't use an extended partition with NTFS, and most versions won't even work with more than 1 primary partition. More likely sda5 was the drive you're looking for.
 

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