January 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm #4284
I am trying to recover a 200Gb HD with a bad sector/bad partition problem. It was a used a primary disk in a WinXP OS, suddenly it crashed and cannot be booted again. I just bought an accessory SATA to USB as to connect to another unit and recover files.
I wonder I cannot see any of the 3 partitions it had before, all of them NTFS formatted. I can just see it as the whole drive, so I had no choice but just deep scanned it, at first it was normal and waited for some hours. When I woke up my MBP was already frozen, so I have to manually restart it. I am now trying to have a second attempt.
I was wondering if Disk Drill can help this case of mine or is there anything that I am missing from the procedure.
Thanks!January 27, 2011 at 5:56 am #4660
Disk Drill can surely help. To tell more about freezing, have a look at our troubleshooting instruction: /help/troubleshooting-basics/
These logs will be able to explain what happened.January 27, 2011 at 10:49 am #4661
Hi tried to check logs but it seems weird my HDisk seems to be disconnected when it is in deepscan..
1/27/11 11:04:28 PM Error opening file system in partition at offset 0 Disk Drill
1/27/11 11:04:28 PM Using it as RAW Disk Drill
1/27/11 11:04:28 PM Found filesystem raw, offset 0, size 200049647616 Disk Drill
1/27/11 11:04:28 PM Volume: /dev/disk1s1 (Files2) mounted: not mounted Disk Drill
2011-01-27 23:04:27.755 Disk Drill[1056:1acb] Error determining system volume, trying file systems
2011-01-27 23:04:28.057 Disk Drill[1056:1acb] Error opening file system in partition at offset 0
2011-01-27 23:04:28.057 Disk Drill[1056:1acb] Using it as RAW
2011-01-27 23:04:28.057 Disk Drill[1056:1acb] Found filesystem raw, offset 0, size 200049647616
2011-01-27 23:04:28.060 Disk Drill[1056:1acb] Volume: /dev/disk1s1 (Files2) mounted: not mounted
2011-01-27 23:04:28.480 Disk Drill[1056:207] /dev/disk0
2011-01-27 23:04:28.480 Disk Drill[1056:207] /dev/disk1
From Recovery Vault log:
I:2011-01-27T22:30:08 Disk disk1s1 mounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:08 Disk disk1s2 mounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:08 Disk disk1 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T22:30:08 Disk disk1 is not monitored. No volume path.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:08 RV opens device /dev/disk1, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:08 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s1, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:08 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s2, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:09 Disk disk1s1 appeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:09 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s1, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:10 Disk disk1s2 appeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:30:11 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s2, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T22:56:18 Disk disk2s5 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:56:18 Disk disk2s3 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:56:18 Disk disk2s1 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:56:18 Disk disk2 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:58:50 Disk disk1s1 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:58:50 Disk disk1s2 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:58:53 Disk disk1s2 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:58:53 Disk disk1s2 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T22:58:53 Disk disk1s2 is not monitored. No volume path.
I:2011-01-27T22:58:55 Disk disk1s1 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:58:57 Disk disk1s1 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:00 Disk disk1s1 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:03 Disk disk1s1 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:05 Disk disk1s1 unmounted.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:06 Disk disk1s1 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:06 Disk disk1s1 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T22:59:06 Disk disk1s1 is not monitored. No volume path.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:08 Disk disk1 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:08 Disk disk1s2 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T22:59:08 Disk disk1s1 disappeared.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1s3 mounted.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1s3 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1s3 is not monitored. Unknown file system type.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1 is not monitored. No volume path.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1s5 mounted.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 Disk disk1s1 mounted.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s3, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:27 RV opens device /dev/disk1, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:28 Disk disk1s5 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T23:04:28 Disk disk1s5 is not monitored. Unknown file system type.
I:2011-01-27T23:04:28 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s5, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.
I:2011-01-27T23:08:05 Disk disk1s1 appeared.
W:2011-01-27T23:08:05 Disk disk1s1 is not monitored. Unknown file system type.
I:2011-01-27T23:08:05 RV opens device /dev/rdisk1s1, flags:0, mode:0, fd:14, errno:2.January 28, 2011 at 4:16 am #4666
So, the drive unmounts when scanning right? Seems like it happens in Mac OS when there are bad blocks found. We are working on fixing this, but it really seems to be a “by design” behavior.
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