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Old 08-27-2013, 07:19 PM   #1
Hambo1935
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Can I use Grub Rescue if so how..?


I have a hard drive thats really not of use to me and would like to figure out how to maybe recover the data on it... can I use grub for that function.? I know its in a dos screen not quite sure if it's used for that function? Using Ubuntu Ver 9.
 
Old 08-27-2013, 07:32 PM   #2
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Are you using Ubuntu 9?? and you have a separate hard drive with data? Grub isn't going to help unless you have an operating system on it. Were you going to attach it to the computer on which you have Ubuntu installed? If there is data on the drive and you attach it to the computer with Ubuntu, you should be able to mount the partition filesystems on the drive and at least check to see if there is data on it.
 
  


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