This article proposes a simple process for recovering damaged/lost partitions using GNU/Linux and free software. Though it is Debian-oriented, links are provided to websites of all the tools used."
July 19, 2006
Recovery from filesystem corruption using TestDisk
Ido Perelmutter writes "We've all been there. We press the wrong key, we do some silly mistake, and suddenly, one or more of our file systems refuse to work. Whenever this happens, the first thing we hear is "You should have made a backup", the dreaded sentence that we'll never listen to. Let's face it, we're stupid, and we don't backup.