"fsck" for ntfs ?
shaohu.xie at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 03:53:37 UTC 2010
You need a windows machine, and then run chkdsk C: /R/F
2010/4/7 <p.echols at comcast.net>
> ----- "Preston Hagar" <prestonh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:20 AM, stan <stanb at panix.com> wrote:
> > > I was tying to sue Ubuntu to help a friend recover data from a disk
> > from a
> > > crashed windows machine this weekend. Ultimately, I was unable to do
> > so
> > > because I could not get the ntfs partition on his disk mounted. This
> > appears
> > > to be because the disk had not been "marked clean" when his machine
> > > crashed, or at least that is how I interpreted the error message.
> > Even adding
> > > the "force" option to the ntfs flavor of mount did not work.
> > >
> > > Am I interpreting this correctly? If so, is there a tool that can do
> > the
> > > equivalent of fsck for ntfs?
> > >
> > >
> > There is ntfsfix, which sometimes helps:
> > sudo apt-get install ntfsprogs
> > ntfsfix /dev/sdX
> You can also try TestDisk found in the repos or on the Ubuntu Rescue Remix
> cd. Testdisk can restore or rebuild a borked boot sector or repair the
> master file table. More info in the man page or here:
> -- PE
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