On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 04:39:55PM +0100, Dara Ó Maoilmhichíl wrote:
> Hi All,
>> I just lost some images due to a camera or card mal-function.
> Has anybody here experience recovering files lost from SD cards or
> similiar due to hardware/software malfunction ?
Unfortunately - Yes :(
>> Can you suggest methods for recovery, or attempted recovery ?
Card reader of some sort - your camera may provide this functionality:
dd if=/dev/sdcard of=/somewhere/to/archive/it
With any luck - that file won't be entirely empty (as mine was ...
damned format util being too good :(( )
Once you have the file - try mounting it as a vfat image
mount -o loop -tvfat /somewhere/to/archive/it /mnt/temp/
See can the various undelete tools work on that ? ..
Rinse repeat ... worst case, a hex editor might find something !
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