OT -- Computer Hell.

Luiz Felipe luiz.felipe at techmit.com.br
Mon Oct 26 14:06:06 EDT 2009

Parted Magic Linux is under 100mb, works from cd or usb/ sd cards, reads 
and writes fats and ntfs alike. Bart PE gives better interface (it's 
windows on cd), but is larger.


Paul Sorenson escreveu:
> Or build a Knoppix CD and boot to Linux.  If there's anything readable 
> on the HD you can copy/move it to an external drive.  Just make sure the 
> external is formatted FAT32.  The external defaults to read only with 
> Knoppix so you'll have to change its properties to read/write.
> -p
> Rob Studdert wrote:
>> On 24/10/2009, P. J. Alling <webstertwentysix at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Well, I've just suffered a massive hard drive failure. I still don't
>>> know the extent of the damage and data loss.  Sending this from my
>>> backup machine, which itself was a pain in the arse to get reconnected
>>> to the internet.  I still have to button up it's case, but I'm back on
>>> the tubes...
>>> Now for a long long long nap.
>> As a suggestion you could build a Bart-PE boot disc using your living
>> machine, then if the problem isn't just a catostrophic O/S failure you
>> may be able to inspect the drive and copy files. I have a Bart-PE
>> build with Norton ghost on it which allows me to mirror a failed drive
>> then work on the mirror copy.
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Luiz Felipe
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