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Actually look at the contents of the drive (hex editor / diskedit / etc) for any recognizable information.
Patrick Hendrick wrote:
>> I've recently installed the latest TrueCrypt version which does whole
>> disk encryption. I have encrypted my HD on my laptop and want to
>> verify that it is doing what it is saying that it's doing. So far to
>> test I have used the Knoppix Insert seurity live CD and tried to
>> mount the drive. Unsuccessful as I figured it should be. Then I used
>> GParted to take a peek at the drive and it showed as uknown file type
>> or unformatted. Anything else I can do to verify the encryption?