How to copy data off an old IDE disk

Chris Devers cdevers at
Wed Mar 26 19:27:07 GMT 2008

On Mar 26, 2008, at 2:44 PM, Andy Wardley wrote:
> I've got a couple of old (early 90's) IDE disks that I'd like to  
> copy the data
> off.  All the data is intact and I can boot off the old master disk  
> and run
> all the DOS programs on the disk just fine.  Problem is that I can't  
> get it to
> work as a slave hanging off my Ubuntu master disk.

Can't you cheat and just use an IDE-USB external enclosure?

Chris Devers

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