Grub 18 Error

Eric Wald eswald at brainshell.org
Mon Jul 19 10:21:09 MDT 2010


Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 09:29 -0600, Eric Wald wrote:
>> If you need to recover your data, and absolutely nothing can mount your
>> hard drive as is, you might have to use dd to copy the whole thing to a
>> single file, and fiddle with that until you can mount it through a
>> virtual file system or loopback device.
>
> Actually, either dd_rescue or ddrescue would better when trying to pull
> data off a failing disk.

Good call.  I'll have to remember that command for the future.

- Eric


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