I have been goggling around and could not find what i needed.
My current predicament is that I am recovering a raid 5 disks, whose controller just seemed to have died on me. To make matters worse, my colleague in all his wisdom hoped that by swapping the disk around it would fix the problem. yah...
So i have 5 drives that of which i dont know the order. However by manual hex inspection and the assistance of (http://www.r-tt.com/Articles/Finding_RAID_parameters/) i have eliminated disk no5 as the spare.
But i still cannot deduce the rest of the parameters, since this was a secondary drive it does not have a MBR, it is a NTFS. ( using "Boot sector NTFS pattern")
the problem is that by following the above link it say that
What is important: The signature FILE ends with 0, which means that the file record number is not overwritten with a fixup. If it had ended with * (FILE*), we would not have been able to proceed further in our search and would have needed to use another technique.
so I need to ask what is the other technique. since all the "FILE" I have are with an *.
Please advise if you can.
Thanks in advance
PS: I also did use "Reclaime" in the hopes that it would assist. Which it sadly did not.