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Subject: Re: File recovery after Recorder panic
From: Paul \ (paul_at_gamingmp.com)
Date: 2003-10-11


I'm not sure but can you fsck the drive?

RedMac5_at_gmx.de wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> first let me thank you for writing RockBox! This firmware is by far better
> than that of
> Archos.
> As mentioned before, people mostly write to this list when they have
> problems, so
> here we go: ;)
>
> During a recording with my JB Recorder (6GB) I had a Recorder panic at least
> one
> hour into the recording. I don't know for sure because I only checked when I
>
> wanted to stop it after 1 1/2 hours, seeing that it had crashed. The
> Recorder was
> getting it's power from the external AC adapter. Audio source was the
> analogue
> LineIn.
>
> The file resulting from this session is only about 70kB large. I am able to
> mount the
> drive under Linux, however it takes a while for it do actually get mounted
> and you
> can hear the HDD making a lot of identical access noises during that time. I
> am
> unable to mount the HDD under WinXP because of a "device I/O error". Before
> the
> error message, I can also hear the drive accessing.
>
> Is there any way to recover this file (preferably under Linux)? It seems
> that the
> data itself is on the disc and that just the file length entry in the FAT is
> broken.
>
> Thanks!
> Markus
>



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