> On 14 Oct 2014, at 11:55, Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:38:34 +0100
> Tom Mason <tom_mason@xxxxxx> Ãcrivait:
>> Btw - before I get rid of this old samsung 1tb drive, the folder's
>> properties in the failed drive actually report a lot higher for file
>> numbers and sizes than eventually get copied - it reports: "Error
>> while copying There was an error getting information about the files
>> in the folder 'xxxxx' no data available" ...is there a way around
>> this or is this my lost data?
> The metadata information from the drive may be inaccurate because the
> log is corrupted. Then some folder data may have been lost and prevent
> you from recovering the files that are in some folders.
> After you're done copying all files you can from the disk, you can try
> to make a mirror image on another drive at least as big as this one,
> and run xfs_repair on the image. After that you could eventually get
> more data back (it depends upon the extent of the damage to the actual
> data and file structure).
> To copy the disk on another one, you can use ddrescue or dd with
> "noerror" option.
Can I create an image on a new NAS drive such as a seagate 3tb 'Central network
attached storage NAS' STCG3000200 without interfering with its capabilities as
a NAS drive?