If my server goes down, how can i access the data on the SAS drives? I don't have another server to plug them into, and even then connecting the drive to a different controller (while keeping the ...
I'm trying to recover a corrupt VDI using vdfuse to mount the VDI and using dd_rescue to rescue the borked partition. dd_rescue seems to be working fine but once it reached about half of the ...
We've got an old server with SCSI hard disk. The server crashed last week and it isn't exactly known what hardware component is damaged. Since the server is due to be retired anyway we don't want to ...
We have a Tandberg T24 tape device to handle all of our long term backups right now. We decided that we're not backing up nearly everything that we would like to and that we still have a lot of ...
How can I tell if my hard drives have a battery backed write cache (BBWC)? How can I tell if it is enabled and/or configured correctly? I don't have physical access to my server. It's a GNU/Linux ...
A colleague of mine just removed and repartitioned a disc (NTFS) that we wanted to backup. After he realized his mistake he didn't do anything else. Is it possible to recover any of the files that ...
Accidentally formated external usb harddrive (500GB) with bootable iso (1GB), how can I recover my data?
I was attempting to create a bootable usb thumbdrive from the ubuntu install cd using UNetBootin. Unfortunately, I accidental wrote the live cd to my 500gb usb external drive (which was almost ...
Inspired by the question Crashed Hard Drive Data Retrieval which is currently concentrating on software tools and self-help methods of data rescue, I am curious what the community's experiences are ...