On Wed, July 25, 2007 10:36 am, antonio montagnani wrote: > I was running F7 on an external USB disk. > I powerd off the hard dik during operation, and now I can see only the > /boot partition and of course I cannot start the PC. > How can I recover the situation??? I mena without re-installing??? If it is possible to be recovered you can boot using the initial install CD and go in to recovery mode. From there you can run a fsck. It may not be recoverable.