In response to PJ <af.gour...@videotron.ca>: > I just finished setting up 7.2 with all my programs installed, > configured & working fine with recovered files all working fine and just > as I boot up to start backing up everything... WHAM... the boot-up > kind-of hobbles and boots up. > I am called away from the computer and when I return - goodie, goodie, > there is a dump of some 177 mbs and the poor computer is trying to r > eboot... but that's it. And the > I scan the guilty drive and it's the very first, boot, sector that is > Baaaaaad. And the regenerator program doesn't go any further. :-( > Other than booting up with livefs and trying to copy everything to > another disk, is there something else that I should do? > I think it should work if I connect the drive to USB ... > But before, I thought I should listen to some sage advice... :-) > Anyone? TIA
I think you've got the right idea. If the drive is funky, get your data off it while you can. -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com http://people.collaborativefusion.com/~wmoran/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"