spinrite 6.0 flameout

| 2 Comments | No TrackBacks

Tried out the spinrite hard disk data recovery pkg. It's produced by GRC.com. of Steve Gibson fame. I was attempting reclaim data on a failed notebook drive, for another client. Ordinarily, I'd simply try using knoppix, but I figured I'd play with spinrite.

For whatever reason, the BIOS would not recognize the drive.
Apparently, there was a problem with boot sector of the disk. Nonetheless, I figured that spinrite was worthy adversary. However, it wasn't able to either diagnose a problem or recognize the disk either. In all fairness maybe sp6.0 isn't invincible.

  • Intelligent Design - Revisited
  • Ode to a mail server
  • GParted 0.3.4 - Reviewed
  • Mtools and Parted save the day
  • No TrackBacks

    TrackBack URL: http://bkaeg.org/cgi-bin/mt/mt-tb.cgi/456

    Monthly Archives


    OpenID accepted here Learn more about OpenID
    Powered by Movable Type 4.25

    About this Entry

    This page contains a single entry by AG published on September 7, 2006 12:22 AM.

    Last days of free text was the previous entry in this blog.

    links for 2006-09-08 is the next entry in this blog.

    Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.