Concerning that, I get several errors:
Originally Posted by oldfred
And it does not even find any of my external drive's partitions...
sudo parted -l
Error: The backup GPT table is not at the end of the disk, as it should be.
This might mean that another operating system believes the disk is smaller.
Fix, by moving the backup to the end (and removing the old backup)?
Which is weird actually because I used to have GPT: damaged
gefthebest@Jeff-PC:~$ sudo gdisk -l /dev/sdb
GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.6.14
Partition table scan:
BSD: not present
APM: not present
Found valid GPT with protective MBR; using GPT.
Warning! Secondary partition table overlaps the last partition by
Try reducing the partition table size by 51539604900 entries.
(Use the 's' item on the experts' menu.)
Disk /dev/sdb: 15628116664 sectors, 7.3 TiB
Logical sector size: 512 bytes
Disk identifier (GUID): FE533E9B-BC69-472A-ADB0-4FD155DB6E55
Partition table holds up to 128 entries
First usable sector is 34, last usable sector is 2743214742
Partitions will be aligned on 2048-sector boundaries
Total free space is 2014 sectors (1007.0 KiB)
Number Start (sector) End (sector) Size Code Name
1 2048 8589936639 4.0 TiB 0700
2 8589936640 10737420287 1024.0 GiB 0700
3 10737420288 15628115967 2.3 TiB 0700