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Re: [edlug] digital camera access



On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Dick Bain wrote:

>
> Just bought a digital camera (Jenoptik 1.3 LCD) and Mandrake recognises
> it as a usb storage device but I can't access it at all.
> harddrake lists the device but when I run the config tool I get the
> following message:
> I can't read the partition table of device sda, it's too corrupted for me :(
> I can try to go on, erasing over bad partitions (ALL DATA will be lost!).
> The other solution is to not allow DrakX to modify the partition table.
> (the error is unknown partition table format on disk /dev/sda.
> )
>
> Do you agree to loose all the partitions?
>
> Any ideas as to what to do? The camera works fine in windblows
> Dick

Before doing anything I would dd if=/dev/sd? /tmp/somefile to image the
whole device (it can't be that big on a camera).  You then have the data
saved at least.

James

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