Re: BackupPC restore problem
On Wed, 2012-11-14 at 17:53 -0800, David Christensen wrote:
> On 11/14/12 12:48, Gary Roach wrote:
> > I got home from vacation, fired up the systems and one of the hard
> > drives was trashed. Two days of recovery attempts didn't work so I
> > reformatted and reinstalled the Debian Squeeze system.
> What do you mean by "trashed"?
> Have you run any hardware diagnostics on the "trashed" drive, such as
> those by the drive manufacturer? For example:
> Are you trying to use the "trashed" drive?
Even if the heads do this click-click noise and the HDD can't start up,
it's usually possible to free the heads by knocking against the wired,
but dismantled HDD and to copy data from the drive by repeating this
procedure as often as needed.