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Subject: Re: Datas lost/not lost problem
From: Brian Wolven (brian.wolven_at_verizon.net)
Date: 2004-04-15


corny wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I have a (for me) serious problem with my jukebox (rockbox 1.24), if
> anybody could help:
>
>
> I can still see the Datas with the correct names and play them, but
> there are weird directories and files on the hd (like some directories
> called '4' (3times!), 'doc.=.+', 'log..+' and a lot of weird dirs more)
> I connected the jukebox to a Mac G5 with OS-X, but after that it worked
> for 2 weeks with my PC..
> If I connect the box now to my WinXP, it shows me no datas, but 75%
> filled up..
>
> Does anybody have something like an idea, how I can rescue my datas?

This sounds like what often happens when there is some corruption of
your disk. I repaired problems of this kind under windows XP with the
chkdisk command, namely 'chkdisk /F J:'.

C:\WINDOWS\system32>chkdsk /?
Checks a disk and displays a status report.

CHKDSK [volume[[path]filename]]] [/F] [/V] [/R] [/X] [/I] [/C] [/L[:size]]

   volume Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon),
                   mount point, or volume name.
   filename FAT/FAT32 only: Specifies the files to check for
fragmentation.
   /F Fixes errors on the disk.
   /V On FAT/FAT32: Displays the full path and name of
every file
                   on the disk.
                   On NTFS: Displays cleanup messages if any.
   /R Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information
                   (implies /F).
   /L:size NTFS only: Changes the log file size to the
specified number
                   of kilobytes. If size is not specified, displays current
                   size.
   /X Forces the volume to dismount first if necessary.
                   All opened handles to the volume would then be invalid
                   (implies /F).
   /I NTFS only: Performs a less vigorous check of index
entries.
   /C NTFS only: Skips checking of cycles within the folder
                   structure.

The /I or /C switch reduces the amount of time required to run Chkdsk by
skipping certain checks of the volume.

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