[gmx-users] Recover corrupted files from DVD

andrea spitaleri spitaleri.andrea at hsr.it
Thu Sep 21 13:29:01 CEST 2006

anyway a suggestion: run always md5um on the trr files before/after the burn ...

you never know


Erik Marklund wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 10:39 +0100, Nuno Ricardo Loureiro Ferreira wrote:
>> Hi *
>> I burned several DVD's during a project (and deleted the original
>> files after having verified the saved data, no disk space ;-), and
>> today I just realized that I'm having problems getting the data from
>> one of them, and unfortunely corresponds more or less to the middle of
>> a certain trajectory. 
>> Do you guys think that running again that missing part of the traj
>> from the last saved .trr, will give me the same results?
>> It was run on a box that I no longer have access. Do the trajs done in
>> different boxes give different (or slightly different) trajs using the
>> same gmx version?
> Sorry, but different computers may introduce different numerical error,
> producing different trajectories. I would not recommend it. Of course,
> you could try and see whether the last frames of the "patch" trajectory
> are identical to the corresponding frames of the old broken trajectory,
> but I wouldn't bet on it.
> /Erik
>> BTW, do you recommend any soft that I can use to try to try to recover
>> files froma CD/DVD (iso9600)?
>> Best regards,
>> Nuno
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Andrea Spitaleri
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