Mount Crashed Hard Drive

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Tue Jan 27 06:35:47 MST 2009

On 26 Jan 2009, at 23:02, Joshua Lutes wrote:

> My roommate's sister's hard drive went down, wouldn't boot, and so I
> told him to stick it into my machine to see if we could mount it.  It
> wasn't able to mount the hard drive automatically saying that the
> logfile indicated an unclean shutdown.  I tried to force a mount at
> the command line using "mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/disk -o
> force" but it seems to lock up and doesn't do anything.  Is there
> anything else I can try?  Thanks,

Try out this program:

I have used it to successfully help me recover a couple of drives I  
thought were goners.

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