Scripted Run [Whole Disk]

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Scripted Run [Whole Disk]

#1 Post by hobocrunch »

When I run photorec manually through the UI, I can choose [Whole Disk] instead of a partition.

I use the following

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photorec /d /root/Documents/Recovery/dev/sdc /cmd /dev/sdc options,keep_corrupted_file,paranoid,fileopt,everything,enable,search
Using the command line I cannot find any combination that will select [Whole DIsk], it always chooses the default partition.
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Re: Scripted Run [Whole Disk]

#2 Post by cgrenier »

It should work if you choose "partition_none".
As each filesystem may have a different blocksize or partition alignment, you may get better results if you search lost data partition by partition