Thanks for all the suggestions - I'll have a go at some of these
Pádraig Brady wrote:
> James Galvin wrote:
>>>> I'm having some trouble recovering data off a corrupt ntfs hard drive.
>> I can mount the drive and browse folders and get some of the data, but
>> some of the important data I need (including Outlook.pst) cannot be
>> copied over.
>>>> I tried using dd_rhelp to get an image of the hard drive, but when I
>> attempt to mount that with "mount -o loop -t ntfs hda1_rescue.img
>> mountdir" it tells me there is a bad superblock on /dev/loop1, and I get
>> the following output from dmesg:
>> Did you take an image of the drive or of the partition?
> If you did take an image of the drive you will
> need to find the offset of the ntfs partition,
> to mount it loopback.
>> I've a script to help with this. All you need to
> do is provide the partition number to use
> (use `fdisk -l file` if you don't know).
>>http://www.pixelbeat.org/scripts/lomount.sh>> personally I've found booting from a knoppix CD,
> and moving the data through the NTFS driver
> over the network to a backup system, adequate
> for recovering systems where windos can no longer boot.
>> There are dedicated live CDs for this also.
> You could look at the rescue or forensics distros available at:
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