2 TB external HD does not mount any more. How to save it's data?
trinity1204user at juno.com
Thu Dec 18 00:06:51 UTC 2014
On Wed, 2014-12-17 at 10:51 -0800, Bob wrote:
> ** Reply to message from CWSIV JUNO <trinity1204user at juno.com> on Wed, 17 Dec
> 2014 07:30:15 -0800
> > On Tue, 2014-12-16 at 19:15 +0100, Bas G. Roufs wrote:
> > > GParted does see the drive - it mentions 'input-output errors'.
> > >
> > > When clicking at 'skip' or 'cancel', it mentions an 'unallocated
> > > space'.
> > > --
> > Have you considered the partition table itself may be bad?? There are
> > partition recovery tooks like testdisk which look directly at the drive
> > bypassing the partition table to see what is there??
> > If you rebuild the partition table with gparted you can loose the data.
> Yes, gparted has very bad habits. You tell it ti change something and it
> changes other things without telling you. You save the changes and later find
> out that you have problems that need to be corrected. gparted is crap, it
> would be much better if it only changed what it was told to change.
Only once has Gparted.iso let me down but it turns out the drive jumper
was bad and the boot sector on the drive was unfixable but for storage
its OK and that took a bit of time to work out.
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