FW: Tek XD88 (disk copying / sectors etc)

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Thu Feb 15 23:36:12 2001

At 12:29 AM 2/16/01 +0100, you wrote:
>Joe skrev:
>> That should work EXCEPT that he can no longer boot the machine bue to
>>the failed disk drive. He needs to mount the drive in another machine and
>>duplicate it there. However, it's very unlikely that he'll be able to find
>>a machine that can read the old drive and correctly interpret the data.
>>Therefore, he needs to find a way to just read it as raw data and make an
>>EXACT copy of it on the new drive. The copy will have to be exact since it
>>will include the i-node tables and all the other things that make up a Unix
>>file system. That's why I suggested one of the disk duplicating programs
>>like Ghost.
>Aha, so that was the missing link. I'm sorry for being so thick.

   No promlem. At least you were trying to help.

Received on Thu Feb 15 2001 - 23:36:12 GMT

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