Trying to rescue data from a bad SD card
tuxebi at gmx.de
Wed Mar 4 20:21:43 UTC 2009
Damien Hull wrote:
> That's my problem. I can't use "dd" cause the device isn't there. I think the system tries to create /dev/sdb but dd can't access it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bart Silverstrim" <bsilver at chrononomicon.com>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 9:09:45 AM GMT -09:00 Alaska
> Subject: Re: Trying to rescue data from a bad SD card
> Damien Hull wrote:
>> Thanks for the info. I installed and ran testdisk. No luck. It can't see the SD card. I think /dev/sdb is there but it can't see the card. Something like that.
> If the *device* is seen, you can try creating an image with dd or
> dd_rescue. Then you can run testdisk against the disk image.
I would google for "free photo recovery" and then use windows if you
fail on Linux. Sometimes this other OS also has its merits, although
some Linux people will not want to know this.
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