[OT] Data Recovery from a CD?

Doran Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Sun Feb 4 21:55:19 MST 2007


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Barry Roberts wrote:
> My brother-in-law asked me to help him with this problem.  He took a CF
> card to a photo shop in DisneyLand and had them burn CDs for him.  Now
> it appears a bunch of the photos are missing.
> 
> On disc 1, if I cp -r from the CD I get 234MB worth of data.  If I rip
> the CD image with K3B, it shows 668MB used, and the .iso file is that
> big.
> 
> I've tried cdfs and it only shows one session, and that has exactly the
> same as what I get when I directly mount the CD.
> 
> I'm not sure what to try next.  Any ideas?

I would try dd_rescue in case there are bad blocks.

< http://www.garloff.de/kurt/linux/ddrescue/ >


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