That's what I thought too. The problem is solved now, though not in a
very linuxy way.
I brought the drive home and put it into my machine there. The
bootloader defaults to XP and I was making a cup of tea so I wasn't in
time to switch it to linux. I opened explorer in XP and it was able to
read the entire "corrupted" drive.
Thanks nonetheless to all who made suggestions.
From: Nick Murtagh [mailto:murtaghn at tcd.ie]
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 11:10 AM
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Recovering drive data
On Wednesday 13 February 2002 09:02, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> There are a lot of disk tools, and some are better than others.
> the best kit for fat partitions is Norton Utilities under windoze.
> isn't much into fat, and there's a lot of versions - fat6, fat32,
I can remember several occasions in the bad old days using Linux to
data from sick windows partitions. Linux has very good fat support,
able to read stuff that windows can't. I'm not sure where you got the
impression that linux "isn't much into fat". AFAIK the vfat module
all the variations on fat (all the ones I've ever come across).
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