Changed disk to dynamic in bootcamp, now apple bootloader cannot detect partitions.
Posted on 2008-06-20
Under XP in bootcamp, I changed the disk to dynamic and now the apple bootloader cannot read my MBR or partition table. I boot from my OSX cd and try to see if I can mount it in Terminal and cannot. Obviously diskutil will not work. I bought a new HDD and installed leopard on it. Now my problem is that all my information is on my dynamic disk, and I need to recover it to my new HDD or an external. I used a SATA to USB converter to see if i could get Ubuntu to mount the drive and it worked. So I navigated to the User folder and found that permissions had been set to lock me out. Only the owner/creator of the files can read/write. I tried chmod 775 <folder> with no success. How do I take ownership or change permissions? Or is there a better way to read/write these files?