Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Elias Probst <mail@×××××××××××.eu>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Corrupt USB pen drive
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 11:57:16
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Corrupt USB pen drive by Mick
1 On Thursday 17 May 2007 13:36:25 Mick wrote:
2 > Hi All,
3 >
4 > A colleague used a USB stick on his home machine and when he brought it to
5 > work he can no longer access it using WinXP. I offered to help with my
6 > Gentoo laptop (as one ought to rise to the challenge!) but it seems that
7 > Linux is also struggling to get to it:
8 > .................
9 >
10 > I tried to dd the boot sector so that I can look at it on my hard drive,
11 > but it cannot access /dev/sda. Is there anything that I can do with my
12 > Gentoo to recover the files on this USB?
14 Try the PhotoRec tool from app-admin/testdisk
15 It recovers a lot of different file formats.
17 Regards, Elias P.
19 --
20 A really nice number:
21 "09:F9:11:02:9D:74:E3:5B:D8:41:56:C5:63:56:88:C0"


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Re: [gentoo-user] Corrupt USB pen drive Mick <michaelkintzios@×××××.com>