destroy partition with dd

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destroy partition with dd

Post by mythcat » 11 Sep 2010, 11:53

I has a partition (Fedora ) lvm + encriptions .
I use dd and i write some bytes , not many ... :(
How i recover it or maybe some files ?
Seam to be imposible for me in this case .
It true ?
Regards .

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Re: destroy partition with dd

Post by gernot » 13 Sep 2010, 13:58

how works your encryption?
If you used crypoloop or aesloop you have good chance to get your data back.
Try fsck with an alternate superblock or photorec on the decrypted loopdevice.


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