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Aagh - Partitionmagic ate my MAME partition! :-(

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March 5, 2005 1:32:44 AM

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I was just tring to resize/merge two partitoions so I had room for MAME 093
(and the 092 chds), so I left PartitionTRAGIC running overnight.
I checked my pc this morning...'fatal error' - bugger.
Does anyone know the best tool I might try to recover that data? Or has PM
in doing half the resize/move totally lost everything?

I guess this should really be posted in ibm.pc.iamamoron

Is Rockwaldo still a burner - are you out there Rocky?

How many DVDs does MAME need now, 8 ,9? Hurry up Blu-Ray!

Thanks for listening/any helpful suggestions.

A rather depressed and sulky,
Chris.
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March 5, 2005 3:44:36 AM

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Chris wrote on 04. March 2005:
>
> I was just tring to resize/merge two partitoions so I had room for MAME 093
> (and the 092 chds), so I left PartitionTRAGIC running overnight.
> I checked my pc this morning...'fatal error' - bugger.
> Does anyone know the best tool I might try to recover that data? Or has PM
> in doing half the resize/move totally lost everything?

Heard goog things about parted, and resized an NTFS partition (shrink it)
with ntfsresize and used fdisk to add further partitions with the space I
gained. All under Linux. Took 30 minutes.

[...]

> Is Rockwaldo still a burner - are you out there Rocky?

At least he's sometimes in the #tombstones chat channel at
<irc://irc.foreverchat.net> (I wonder if this link works for at least
some of you. ;-).
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Anonymous
March 6, 2005 6:00:03 PM

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"Andreas Kohlbach" <ankman@email.com> wrote in message
news:o nly_broken_newsreaders_show_this_in_the_body.m27jkmr6ij.fsf@usenet.ankman.de...
> At least he's sometimes in the #tombstones chat channel at
> <irc://irc.foreverchat.net> (I wonder if this link works for at least
> some of you. ;-).

Thanks for the reply Andreas. I've emailed Rocky via the Tombstones
website...fingers crossed!

Thanks again,
Chris.
Anonymous
March 8, 2005 2:55:11 AM

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Worry ye not young man, your new disks were sent this morning, so hopefully
you'll have the funky stuff back and running tomorrow..

lets see partition magic kill 10 DVDs....:) 

cheers

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>
> "Andreas Kohlbach" <ankman@email.com> wrote in message
> news:o nly_broken_newsreaders_show_this_in_the_body.m27jkmr6ij.fsf@usenet.ankman.de...
>> At least he's sometimes in the #tombstones chat channel at
>> <irc://irc.foreverchat.net> (I wonder if this link works for at least
>> some of you. ;-).
>
> Thanks for the reply Andreas. I've emailed Rocky via the Tombstones
> website...fingers crossed!
>
> Thanks again,
> Chris.
>
!