On 8/10/07, Tom Horsley <tom.horsley(a)att.net> wrote:
On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 19:03:16 -0300
"André Costa" <blueser(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> If that's really the case, what should I do? Reboot from Fedora
> installation CD into rescue mode, run fdisk and remove all partitions?
That's what I did when I reinstalled.
Thks, at least now I know a safe route =)
> Something just occurred to me: what if I managed to boot from a
> rescue CD, ran gparted and marked both /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 as
> "hidden" partitions? Could this work?
You could try it I suppose, if it doesn't work, you could try the
more drastic approach.
Guess I'll give it a try as soon as I can. Seems I'm screwed anyway,
wouldn't hurt to try it...
I realized I might not need gparted, fdisk might be able to do it. I
could try to set /dev/sda to type 17 (hidden HPFS/NTFS) -- I just
tried it with the (empty) NTFS partition on /dev/sda3. Question:
changing a partition's type shouldn't alter any of its data, should