On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 10:28:59PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Michael Treacy thought:
>> When I went to copy my backed up /home diurectory back on, I discovered to
> my horror that the backup had not been succesfull!!!! The CD was blank :(
>> So, is there any chance that the files may still be on the laptop???? I'm
> not sure if the drive was formatted as part of the new installation or not.
Typically a new installation will format the filesystems so you're likely
screwed there. OTOH, is it possible that the CD simply did not get fixed
rather than not get written? You should be able to see the data track on
the CD. If there's a decent track on the CD, a 'cdrecord -fix' may be
enough to make the data show.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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