usb universal drive adaptor

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Mon Feb 1 20:16:43 UTC 2010

Linda wrote:
> Just wondering has anyone used a usb universal drive adaptor to retrieve 
> infor from an old hard drive with ubuntu? Mac and windows are listed but 
> nothing on Linux in the specs. If it works it looks like a handy tool to 
> have around so you don't have to mess with opening up a good computer to 
> read the drive from a failed computer.
>                          Thanks
>                           Linda
	Hi Linda, I had a hard drive that still ran but you could not 
get it to boot up.

	I booted up on a liveCD and I used dd to copy all from the 
bad HD to a partition on my good HD. Took about an hour but 
when done I had almost all of the bad HD on the good HD. It 
was a success.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
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