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Re: recovering a partition table




On Friday, September 7, 2018 5:34:00 PM -04 Dominic Knight wrote:
> Whilst trying to create one partition out of two (using disks)  I
> appear to have accidentally deleted the partition table of (almost) the
> whole drive. It still has the swap partition and an unknown partition
> of zero size apparently with 2tb of freespace. It was 10gb swap, 1tb,
> 50 gb, and two at roughly 500gb each at the end.
> 
> How do I recover the original partition table?

testdisk and gparted come to mind.
A Google search turns up many HOWTOs for Linux.
Before you do anything else first of all make an image of the disk by means of 
clonezilla-live.
Then diverse methods for partition table recovery are open to you.
All the best
E.L.