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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">And take notes while you're doing all
      this so you can tell us about it at next week's KyOSS meeting! :)<br>
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      On 05/01/2013 06:50 PM, Aaron VerDow wrote:<br>
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          style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px">To me it
          seems good that you're getting an ext3 file system error and
          not an I/O error so it may just be some simple file
          system corruption.  I would still go with ddrescue first.
           Duplicate the drive to an .img then make a copy of the img to
          try and recover the filesystem on.  That way you only have to
          read from the drive once and if you mess up playing with the
          file system you can just recopy the .img</span><br>
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        <div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Aaron
          VerDow <span dir="ltr"><<a moz-do-not-send="true"
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            <div dir="ltr">If it's that important I would scout out some
              professional services and see what it would cost to have a
              data recovery company look at it.  If you decide to try
              and fix it yourself try ddrescue.  It has saved me a few
              times and will work in cases where part of the medium is
              damaged but most of it is good.  </div>
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                  <div class="h5">On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Barton
                    Chittenden <span dir="ltr"><<a
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                    wrote:<br>
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                        <div>I bought a USB->IDE converter, aiming to
                          pull a bunch of photos off an old hard drive.</div>
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                        <div>During the data transfer, I bumped the
                          power cord to the hard drive.</div>
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                        <div>I got a bunch of 0 byte files after that. I
                          shut everything down, gave it half an hour (I
                          know better than to try trouble-shooting while
                          wanting to throw up... I think that I've lost
                          something on the order of 15K photos :-(.</div>
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                        <div>Tried to re-connect drive, got</div>
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                        <div>[271560.575888] EXT3-fs (dm-0): error:
                          unable to read superblock</div>
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                        <div>so... how fooked am I here?</div>
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                            <div>--Barton</div>
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