How to copy data off an old IDE disk

Philippe Bruhat (BooK) philippe.bruhat at
Thu Mar 27 09:52:24 GMT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 07:08:44AM +0000, Andy Wardley wrote:
> I tried the Live CD route.  The machine got as far as booting, albeit very
> slowly.  I tried to mount the disk and it went off whirring for about 5
> minutes before I gave up (well actually, my Missus was standing behind me
> tapping her foot impatiently at the fact that her email machine was lying in
> bits on the floor so the choice to give up after only 5 minutes was made for
> me).

Seen any sharks yet?

 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)

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