Invalid partitions

Bug #184853 reported by edhaas on 2008-01-21
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone

Bug Description

I attempted to install 7.10 on my laptop which has an outboard USB drive. While installing I didn't notice it was installing to the outboard drive(which cannot be use to boot). After the installation I checked the outboard drive properties which did not show any change. Using the "Disk Management" tool indicated two new unnamed partitions which I tried unsuccessfully to delete.
Partition Magic shows the whole disk drive to be bad although Windows XP accesses the drive without any problem. How can I restore the outboard drive to its original condition?

edhaas (edhaas) wrote :

I found I could create a new partition in the allocated space using Disk Management, then deleting the partition and using Partition Magic recover the space.


To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers