Originally posted by david_ross
It's not bad - it might just be incorrect.
I'll guess that partition magic is only looking at the partition type and not the filesystem. Type 83 is used by most linux file systems. If I had to guess I'd probably assume you are using reiserfs instead - try using:
You're right, just tried it and it works! Won't let me copy complete folders but it'll copy individual files (for some reason). This is great because it means I can back-up my most important stuff (emails etc) and know that I can experiment with trying to get SuSe back up and running (you've changed my mind, I'm gonna see if I can get the kernel sources correctly configured). Many thanks!