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Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 4:36 pm
by nolanjason1
I just downloaded R Studio today to pull data off of a single drive LG NAS (N1A1) that failed. I pulled the disk out (it is a 1 TB Seagate SATA drive). The disk is in good shape, and I just needed to be able to access it (the NAS is Linux based so I couldn't mount it to my windows laptop as an external drive).

RT Studio"found" the disk. I selected the partition i wanted and clicked "view files". It has been running for 53 minutes and is telling me the remaining time is 2 DAYS 8 HOURS (and climbing). I suspect that their is no more than 400GB of data on the partition I selected.

This doesn't seem like "normal" performance? Any suggestions?


Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:41 pm
by Corsari
So.. this tells that your drive shapes badly and not fine

Check it's SMART ' values

Read the howtos in my signature

Beware since you are realistically going to selfkill your drive


Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:12 pm
by Alt
Actually, checking SMART is a good idea to start any disk operation.
There may be another possibility: the file system on the disk is corrupted. R-Studio doesn't simply "opens" a partition, it performs a very deep analysis of its file system to find deleted and lost files. Sometimes that results in a very slow file enumeration.
If you need just to copy files from an ext partition, you may use some free software like Ext2Fsd Project.