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Re: NSLU2 - Need to Grab Files from Disk 2 Backup

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  • Arne Berner
    You can read ext2 format disks on winXP with the help of this driver: http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/ext2ifs.htm This is a easy and quick way to get
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      You can read ext2 format disks on winXP with the help of this driver:
      http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/ext2ifs.htm

      This is a easy and quick way to get access to your files.


      Arne

      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Inge Bjørnvall Arnesen
      <i.b.arnesen@f...> wrote:
      > Check the wiki. There is a section on the "drive not formatted
      condition".
      > The safest bet will be to hook it up to a PC and mount it from Linux
      (if you
      > are running XP, try CoLinux or the DSL ditsro with QEMU which lets
      you run
      > Linux on XP) and extract the required data. You can also mount it
      manually
      > on the slug.
      >
      > best,
      >
      > -- Inge
      >
      >
      > ----Original Message----
      > From: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of jlamari
      > Sent: 2. mai 2005 19:15 To: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [nslu2-general] NSLU2 - Need to Grab Files from
      > Disk 2 Backup
      >
      > > I'm really hoping someone on this forum can help me with
      > > my problem. I had previously made a Disk 1 to Disk 2
      > > successful copy with the web-based utility on my Windows
      > > XP PC. Recently, Disk 1 got corrupted on and now I need
      > > to access the data on my Disk 2 backup hard drive,
      > > however, when I connect the drive to

      the Disk 1 USB
      > > connection, it tells me that it needs to be formatted. I
      > > know that the data is fine on it since I had previously
      > > checked it out. I have tried several ways to get the
      > > NSLU2 to recognize the drive by switching back and forth
      > > between the USB1 and USB2 ports and nothing works.
      > >
      > > I tried talking to Linksys support but they told me I had
      > > to reformat the drive. Are there any suggestions you
      > > folks can make since I have a lot of data on the drive
      > > that I really need to get.
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance,
      > >
      > > Joe
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
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