NEC NEAX IVS2 PBX with NEAXMAIL AD-8 - hard drive clone, issues
lproven at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 16:28:48 CST 2020
On Sat, 28 Nov 2020 at 23:33, keith--- via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Hi Liam,
> As stated in my OP, I was using Windows 10 and USB adapters.
*Goes back and re-reads*
Ah, OK. I did not follow before.
I think Windows is a really poor choice for this. Worse, it might have
tried to mount the filesystem R/W and conceivably damaged it further.
Rufus I use for writing Windows ISOs to USB, but nothing else. I don't
think it's a suitable tool for this at all.
> Active Disk Image, and Macrium Reflect programs
Never heard of them, I'm afraid. I used to have Windows tools for this
stuff, 2 decades ago before I stopped using it unless someone was
paying me to, but they won't run on Win10.
> to copy it an
> image file and then back to the CF. They are supposed to create exact
> images of the drives but I think they do not. Of course it could be
> something with my CF to USB adapter.
It could be-- but it could also be that they're trying to copy a
mounted FS or something.
> As far as errors, as stated in my OP, "Since the voicemail card is
> running headless, I can't see the error messages." The only way I know
> of a successful boot, is one LED turns green and then I can call in to
> the VoiceMail card.
Couldn't you try to boot the image in a VM?
> I am going to try a Linux machine and DD next.
Much better plan.
If there are any errors on the drive, I would recommend GNU
``ddrescue``. Do not confuse this with the older (but still
maintained) dd_rescue which is the product that inspired the GNU one;
the newer one is more capable.
It images but skips and continues on error, whereas ``dd`` will simply fail.
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