Can random data from a wipe or encryption of a full drive result in fake partitions appearing in the MBR? [closed]
QUESTION : Can the apparently "random"-ish data written to a full drive (not just a partition) during a random "wipe" or encryption be somehow interpreted by the computer as having a "valid" MBR ...
I have a serious problem. I lost my MBR. But that is first of the problems. My disk layout was something like this (more less); sda1 truecrypt-os 80GB sda2 ext4 8GB sda3 swap 4GB (sda4) extended ...
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How to chain GRUB2 for Ubuntu 10.04 from Truecrypt & its bootloader (multi boot alongside Windows XP partition)?
I want Truecrypt to ask for password for Windows XP as usual but with the standard [ESC] option, on selecting that, i.e via Escape key, I want it to find the grub for the (unencrypted) Ubuntu install. ...