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Linux live cd not pickuping scsi hard drives

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Im trying to do some data recovery on a server that wont boot into windows right now. I basically want to get the data on the other server so it can work.

I tired a BART PE disk but the access to the folder with the data was denied. So now i tried my linux rescue cd. unfortunately none of the scsi drives are not showing in /dev. I figure its a driver issue, but not sure how i can load these.
 

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i believe that if you want to get your scsi drives working you need to use the "alternate" disc.
 
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I did manage to find them using the gui. they are under /dev/ida
 
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Which distro?
Loaded up the partition manager and checked if it's there?
Try puppy linux.
 
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Which distro?
Loaded up the partition manager and checked if it's there?
Try puppy linux.
used a gentoo based cd. they were just under an odd name in the dev folder as my post above says.
 
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It won't harm you in trying puppy in this one case, anyway, checked google, couldn't find anything. How old is the rescue CD?
 
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It won't harm you in trying puppy in this one case, anyway, checked google, couldn't find anything. How old is the rescue CD?
well i burned it in like september or october

was most likely the latest version then. we used it in class and had it on hand at my work.
 
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I have no other ideas to give except to to try puppy or Ubuntu Live cd's. Both of them will let you copy paste the data into other drives/partitions.
 
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I have no other ideas to give except to to try puppy or Ubuntu Live cd's. Both of them will let you copy paste the data into other drives/partitions.
ugh

honestly it worked fine for what i needed. its a great live cd with lots of tools. i also have knoppix available if it doesnt work.
I did manage to find them using the gui. they are under /dev/ida
everything is fine. dont know what else to say to get you to understand that
 
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:banghead::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Sorry, thought you were still having a problem, my bad:eek: