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I'm trying to recover data from my Ready NasDuo which is Spark based with a 16kb block size. I've followed another post and successfully mounted the drive using a command like

sudo fuseext2 -o ro,allow_other /dev/sdb1 ~/mnt/external

However I can't access the directories that store my data. I can access some of the other directories though. Running ls -l gives me something like below. I'm trying to get into the directories highlighted in Red, for example media. If I try cd media I get a No Such File or Directory.

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  • what is the output of ls c – Mateo Oct 23 '14 at 20:56
  • Just because I need to say it: don't write anything in / yourself, it's root's land over there. It seems like you created symlinks right into / (even though they're dead know). – John WH Smith Oct 23 '14 at 21:54
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    Your listing shows broken symlinks. Try using df to show all mounted file systems (show the output of df). It may be the symlink is pointing to the wrong place. – ChuckCottrill Oct 23 '14 at 23:24
  • I can't read your screenshot. Copy-paste the text. – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Oct 24 '14 at 16:37
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The symlinks appearing in red indicates "broken" links - i.e. the target does not exist.

This seems to indicate that whatever was providing /c is not mounted. You need to figure out the device that provides that data and mount it.

  • An ls -al will show where the symbolic link points +1 as this is the correct answer... – eyoung100 Oct 23 '14 at 21:35

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