[SATLUG] Data Recovery

John Pappas J at JVPappas.net
Sun Mar 19 22:35:01 CST 2006


Yes, that is correct.  However, the USB->IDE that I have works with
(most) laptop drives.
 
On Sun, 2006-03-19 at 20:24 -0600, Jim Wells wrote:
> Johh,
> I don't think the USB->IDE adapter will work.  All the laptop drives I
> have seen do not use a standard 40?pin IDE cable.  The cable my Compaq &
> my girlfriend's HP use a ribbon cable that combines the interface with
> the power connector.  (Unless there is a special adapter for laptop drives)
> 
> Jim
> 
> John Pappas wrote:
> > What kind of laptop?  
> > 
> > I suggest using a USB->IDE adapter and grab the data that way.  TO be
> > really careful, use dd or cat to copy the partition(s) and mount via
> > read only loop (or mount directly read only)
> > 
> > I have all the needed tools, and I guarantee that I am cheaper than any
> > other data recovery shop.
> > 
> > John
> > 
> > On Sun, 2006-03-19 at 15:02 -0800, Raul S. wrote:
> >> Any body know of somebody(inexpensive) that can do
> >> data recovery.  My laptop motherboard died and I had
> >> done about 90% backup of all the things I needed. I
> >> still have some data and files left in there that I
> >> want back.  A new motherboard costs $500.00, might as
> >> well get a new laptop.
> >>
> >> Raul
> >>
> > 



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