Force disk with old GPT label to be recognized as MBR one

Виталий Туровец corebug at
Thu Aug 30 11:18:30 UTC 2012

2012/8/30 Michael Sierchio <kudzu at>:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 1:54 AM, Виталий Туровец <corebug at> wrote:
>>.... So
>> my question is: how do i force the system to ignore old corrupt GPT
>> header on this hdd, or how do i remove the header, or is there any
>> workaround possible?
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ada1 bs=64k

Well, i thought that my need to get files from hdd is  easy enough to
understand from my original message:)


Vitaliy Turovets
Systems Administrator

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