Recovering data from failed Maxtor One Touch II drive
matt at v8zman.com
Wed Oct 12 22:01:20 UTC 2005
I dont know about Maxtor's reputation. I have never had a single problem
with any other brand disk except Maxtor. I stick with WD and SG for
important things and Maxtor for bulk storage because they are so cheap.
Just my thoughts (stay away from Maxtor).
Tim Vaughan wrote:
>>I've had really good luck with dd_rescue. As long as the drive's
>>spinning, it'll try to chew data off it.
>Thanks everyone for the advice - unfortunately, freezing it didn't
>work and the drive refused to spin up. Since opening the case up
>would have voided the warranty I just RMA-ed it. Maxtor's reputation
>is pretty good so hopefully the replacement will be more reliable.
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