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lsblk detects no longer existing partitions on Windows Dynamic Disk

A while ago, I made my hard drive a Windows Dynamic Disk. Now I use Ubuntu and I am able to access it using ldmtool without any problems, however, Ubuntu also detects partitions which existed before ...
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Copy failing drive in order to retrieve files?

I have an NTFS hard drive with a dynamic partition, which I believe is on the verge of failure (multiple spin-up retries, drive disappears from "My Computer" in Windows). I have ordered a 1TB drive to ...
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Windows Extended Volume to Linux?

I have two 3TB drive on my Windows Server 2008 R2, that I have "extended" together to form one 6TB dynamic volume. I'm going to install a Linux distribution on the server, and am wondering how I ...
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Fedora: Access dynamic disk created in windows

I recently decided to migrate from windows to fedora*. Now, my problem is that my main disk was a dynamic disk. I thought I had a vague memory of this working in linux (to be specific, fedora 16), but ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a dynamic disk

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop that came with Windows 7 installed and a dynamic disk. I want to install Ubuntu but I have the following constraints: I don't want to lose any data. I don't want ...
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Ubuntu 9.1 and dynamic disks

I bought my laptop with Win 7 pre-installed and I shrinked a partition and created a free unallocated space , but when I was installing ubuntu It called this space "unusable" . So I started reading a ...