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Old 12-19-2007, 11:32 AM   #1
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My harddrive is broken, how do I make a backup with Knoppix?

My harddrive is on the way to brake down so I need to make a backup of some data.

I can't start Windows because of a disk error so I'm using Knoppix, runnig directly from a CD. Now I need to backup my files. I have 1 CD burner but the Knoppix CD is in there so I can't use it while running Knoppix, can I pass around this problem somehow?

Right now I'm running Knoppix in Failsafe mode and I can't use my mouse is this normal?
Old 12-19-2007, 11:50 AM   #2
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Have a look at "System recovery with Knoppix" at


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