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testdisk: Scan and repair disk partitions


testdisk - Scan and repair disk partitions


testdisk [/log] [/debug] [/dump] [device|image.dd|image.e01]

testdisk /version

testdisk /list [/log]


TestDisk checks and recovers lost partitions
It works with :
- BeFS (BeOS)
- BSD disklabel (FreeBSD/OpenBSD/NetBSD)
- CramFS, Compressed File System
- DOS/Windows FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32
- HFS and HFS+, Hierarchical File System
- JFS, IBM's Journaled File System
- Linux Ext2 and Ext3
- Linux Raid
  RAID 1: mirroring
  RAID 4: striped array with parity device
  RAID 5: striped array with distributed parity information
  RAID 6: striped array with distributed dual redundancy information 
- Linux Swap (versions 1 and 2)
- LVM and LVM2, Linux Logical Volume Manager
- Mac partition map
- Novell Storage Services NSS
- NTFS (Windows NT/2K/XP/2003/Vista)
- ReiserFS 3.5, 3.6 and 4
- Sun Solaris i386 disklabel
- Unix File System UFS and UFS2 (Sun/BSD/...)
- XFS, SGI's Journaled File System 


create a testdisk.log file
add debug information
dump raw sectors
display current partitions


fdisk(1), photorec(1). .SHAUTHOR TestDisk 6.11, Data Recovery Utility, April 2009
Christophe GRENIER <grenier [at] cgsecurity.org>