/dev/hda overwritten on local cygwin mirror

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Tue Feb 1 15:15:00 GMT 2005

> -----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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