[OT] Data Recovery

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at saudi.net.sa
Fri Jun 17 04:50:58 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 10:28 +1000, Gary Jarrel wrote:
> Could anyone please recommend some tools to use for data recovery
> purposes under Linux. I've managed to use Linux numerous times to
> mount Windows hard drives and recover date, simply because when there
> are problems with HDDs windows just fails to install them or give
> access to them.
> I'm looking for tools that I can use under one of my Ubuntu boxes. I
> use this box primarily to recover data of bad HDDs. I'm hoping someone
> can share some experiences or tools they used in this environment to
> do just that.
> Thanks
> Gary
“dd_rescue”¹.  Also, read this good LinuxJournal article² (it helps a
lot in cases of FAT file-systems corruptions).

     1. http://www.garloff.de/kurt/linux/ddrescue/
     2. http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8366

(I have never used “dd_rescue” in my life!  I thought it might help

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