Was it Dale Dunlea who wrote on Tuesday 12 February 2002 14:49:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to find a way to recover a screwed up FAT32 partition, but
> I'm thinking non-destructively. I've heard mention before of imaging the
> drive using dd and then mounting the image. Not being an expert on file
> systems by any means, what do we think I'm likely to have trouble with?
>> The disk itself does spin up and doesn't make any horrible clunking
> noises, so I'm guessing that it should be possible to recover something
> of it.
There are a lot of disk tools, and some are better than others. Probably the
best kit for fat partitions is Norton Utilities under windoze. Linux isn't
much into fat, and there's a lot of versions - fat6, fat32, fat32x, etc.
How was it screwed? Virus, partition deleted, erased, mechanical failure,
surface errors? Different strokes each time.
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