Disk died - backup unreadable
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed May 3 11:17:50 EDT 2006
Um, what do you get from:
This sounds like a backup problem, not a gnucash problem...
Quoting Andrew Greig <algreig at bigpond.net.au>:
> Hi All,
> I have had a disk die the day after I saved all my data files from Gnucash to
> DVD. Unfortunately the the files on the CD have appropriate size, but on
> trying to copy them to my new hard drive I get the message that the files
> cannot be read. On trying to open a 940K data file from the DVD I get the
> warning about radonly files, but after proceeding a Gnucash message appears
> which states that the file is empty. I tried copying the whole iso to disk
> and then mounting it in loopback, which was successful for most of my other
> stuff. I tried opening the last data file in vi but nothing showed up.
> Could not view it in mc. Are there any answers to this dilemma?
> Yours faithfully
> Andrew Greig
> Melbourne, Australia
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