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RE: /dev/hda overwritten on local cygwin mirror
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 15:14:32 -0000
- Subject: RE: /dev/hda overwritten on local cygwin mirror
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Christopher Faylor
> Sent: 01 February 2005 14:57
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 03:20:54PM +0200, Jani Tiainen wrote:
> >list-subscriber kirjoitti:
> >>Hello Cygwin Gurus,
> >>Our cygwin mirror is on a linux box running trustix secure
> linux version
> >>2.0. I decided to upgrade to trustix secure linux 2.2 and
> as I was about
> >>to created a bootdisk for a network install, I inadvertently typed:
> >[clipped very sad thing that happened]
> >Since this really doesn't involve Cygwin in any other way
> than files are
> > part of Cygwin, you're better to ask your question in some Linux
> >spesific group about such a problem.
> While I sympathize with the problem, this is a correct assessment.
> It doesn't make any sense to ask for linux help in any type of cygwin
> mailling list.
But those were *CYGWIN* files on his linux system's HD! So it *IS* on-topic!
And there *HAS TO* be a secret way to recover HD partition maps when there are
cygwin-related files on the partition and *YOU* won't tell him because *YJM!*
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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