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Date:      Sun, 04 Nov 2012 08:47:50 +0100
From:      Leslie Jensen <>
To:        Manish Jain <>
Subject:   Re: My freebsd partition changed by Windows chkdsk (Leslie Jensen)
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Manish Jain skrev 2012-11-02 19:18:

> 1) Boot from your FreeBSD CD/DVD, enter the slice editor and
> change the type of your FreeBSD slice back to 165. Do not press Q.
> Press W instead. Conform with Yes to the warning, and then press
> Ctrl+Alt+Del to abort the installation.
> 2) Boot from your FreeBSD CD/DVD again, and run boot0cfg -B in an
> emergency shell.
> <My legal disclaimer comes here, but do let me know if you get lucky>
> I hope my message sounds less cryptic now. I personally don't have
> anything against running chkdsk or fixmbr, AS LONG AS I have backed
> up the important sectors.
> Regards
> Manish Jain
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I've attached the disk to a running Freebsd system 8.3.

Which program do you reefer to when you write slice editor?

I do not need to be able to boot from the disk. I just need to be able 
to read it and copy my /home to another disk.



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