Dave Stevens wrote: > Hi, > > I am using the recent F9 rawhide live CD to try to recover data from a > non-booting Windows XP laptop. The CD boots to a command line prompt and > won't run X. I don't much care. I made a new directory, /mnt/c, and > successfully mounted the NTFS drive, /dev/sda1 there. [BTW, the NTFS-3G > mounting correctly detected an unclean shutdown on the NTFS drive and > correctly set out the command to use if I wanted to force the mount. Some > nice work has been done there, this used to be like tooth-pulling.] > > The data is intact and my immediate job is to get it off the HD and on to a > working USB hard drive. I have the external drive plugged in and powered up > and I don't know what device driver to use to attempt to mount it. Anyone > know? (eg, /dev/usb0??? or what?) > > Dave > It will show up as a SCSI drive. I would expect it to be /dev/sdb1 if you only have one partition on it, and you do not have any other hard drives besides the one with XP and the USB drive. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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