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Re: data recovery help?

On Tuesday 15 January 2008 12:18:10 pm Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> 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

yes, correct, thank you very much.


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