Data recovery emergency on a downed server... Help please!!

David J Patrick davidjpatrick-rieW9WUcm8FFJ04o6PK0Fg at
Tue Dec 30 03:48:26 UTC 2003

Madison Kelly wrote:

>Hi everyone,
>  Well, the fact that I am posting this after 12:00am Sunday night (and on
>my birthday, to-boot!) should indicate just how dire the situation is...
>I have had a drive failure on a server and I can no longer mount the
>data partition on the hard drive (/dev/hda5 [ext3 under RH7.3]) because
>the replacement server (Fedora Core 1) claims that the drive's
>superblock is toast.
have you considered a boot linux (like knoppix) in order to move trapped 
data and/ or assess damage ?
works for me, YYMV

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