tech at nano.net tech at nano.net
Mon Sep 25 14:03:01 PDT 2006


At 02:53 PM 9/25/2006, you wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 02:41:18PM -0600, tech at nano.net wrote:
> >
> > Maybe I can mount a dirty partition..... I just need the data off it...
>Mount it read-only and get the data off it IMMEDIATELY.  I wouldn't try
>fsck-ing on any disk with even a single read or write error.  Fsck will
>fail if it can't find a real sector to allocate, and I don't think it deals
>well with bad sectors anyway.  Point is:  don't let it.  "dd" the drive
>ASAP and cut your losses...
>-- Rick C. Petty

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