Re: Trying to recover data from messed up MSDOS floppy
Subject: Trying to recover data from messed up MSDOS floppy
Date: Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 06:07:43PM -0700
In reply to:Paul Rightley
Quoting Paul Rightley(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> We saved some important data from one of our experiments to a floppy
> in one of our digital oscilliscopes. The o'scope can write to MSDOS
> formatted floppies only. I usually then copy the data over to my Debian
> machine for processing. However, this floppy turned out to have some
> bad areas (mostly in the FAT region of the disk). I was wondering if
> there is a disk editor in Linux (which I would probably trust more than
> letting Norton mess with my disk)? Any suggestions?
> Thanks for any assistance,
> Paul Rightley
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I can think of 2. lde and hexedit, but as I am not on my Debian
partition I can't look to see if they are debian packages. I have
used them on Slackware and they would do the job for you, I believe.
The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot."
-- Dave Barry, "Claw Your Way to the Top"
Wayne T. Topa <firstname.lastname@example.org>