[K12OSN] OT: hard drive emergency -- update
jim at winonacotter.org
Fri Feb 4 18:27:23 UTC 2005
> I'm not familiar with the freezer trick. I assume it
> involves putting the drive in the freezer... Is there a
> pretty good success rate with this trick, and how long is the
> drive usually readable for when you do this? It would be
> great if I could gain enough time to copy all of the pictures
> off of the drive.
I actually had it work twice. I have no idea how long it would have ran
cause I immediately copied the data off after I saw it took off. I have
also had unplugging the drive while running and plugging it back in
(gives things a little jog) work before as well.
But don't get your hopes too high.
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