Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: File copy gives error message "Success"

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    1

    File copy gives error message "Success"

    Hi all, Recently a motherboard in an old pc of mine toasted itself... It contained some important data, so I pulled out the HDD and put it in my good pc and booted Knoppix (the old one was running Debian, so I couldn't pull out the data with Windows *sigh*). However, when I try to copy my data to an USB HDD, I randomly keep getting the error message "Success" and then PCMan stops copying the files... It doesn't show up with every file and it doesn't even occur for the same file everytime. Quite a strange error message and I can't find any info related to it. This is no issue of having not enough space on my external HDD, because I have 971,9 GB left. That should be enough for 18GB of data, right? Could it have something to do with the fact that the HDD is (probably) NTFS formatted? Knoppix seems to be using FUSE for this, and I am totally unfamiliar with that system... Here is the line mount gives me for the external HDD:
    Code:
    /dev/sdf1 on /media/sdf1 type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=1000,group_id=1000,allow_other,blksize=4096)
    Thanks in advance, Eric Spreen

  2. #2
    Moderator Moderator
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Asheville, NC, USA
    Posts
    528
    Quote Originally Posted by erispre View Post
    Hi all, Recently a motherboard in an old pc of mine toasted itself... It contained some important data, so I pulled out the HDD and put it in my good pc and booted Knoppix (the old one was running Debian, so I couldn't pull out the data with Windows *sigh*). However, when I try to copy my data to an USB HDD, I randomly keep getting the error message "Success" and then PCMan stops copying the files... It doesn't show up with every file and it doesn't even occur for the same file everytime. Quite a strange error message and I can't find any info related to it. This is no issue of having not enough space on my external HDD, because I have 971,9 GB left. That should be enough for 18GB of data, right? Could it have something to do with the fact that the HDD is (probably) NTFS formatted? Knoppix seems to be using FUSE for this, and I am totally unfamiliar with that system... Here is the line mount gives me for the external HDD:
    Code:
    /dev/sdf1 on /media/sdf1 type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=1000,group_id=1000,allow_other,blksize=4096)
    Thanks in advance, Eric Spreen
    Two possibilities: 1) There's a problem with the old drive and/or filesystem; have you tried looking at it with GParted? It might tell you something useful. If it's NTFS, you can download a disk called "Hiten's BootCD", which will at least allow you to do a DOS chkdsk command.
    2) There's something goofy with Pcman, and it can be done with a cp command in lxterm. You can Google for more on copying at the command line.

    Hope that helps!
    Krishna

  3. #3
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    512
    @erispre

    If you like to find out more about the filesystem's type on your USB HDD then you can use the blkid command.
    Code:
    sudo blkid /dev/sdf1
    Do you use Knoppix 6.2.1? You could try GNU Midnight Commander mc instead of PCMan Filemanager.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


Asus H81M-C Intel LGA1150 DDR3 Desktop Motherboard MicroATX Socket H3  picture

Asus H81M-C Intel LGA1150 DDR3 Desktop Motherboard MicroATX Socket H3

$30.99



ASRock Z87M Extreme4 Micro ATX Intel LGA1150 DDR3 eSATA HDMI Motherboard  picture

ASRock Z87M Extreme4 Micro ATX Intel LGA1150 DDR3 eSATA HDMI Motherboard

$64.35



Machinist Motherboard LGA 2011 CPU Support DDR3 REG ECC RAM Intel Xeon M-ATX picture

Machinist Motherboard LGA 2011 CPU Support DDR3 REG ECC RAM Intel Xeon M-ATX

$86.58



Gigabyte Z77M-D3H-MVP Micro ATX Intel LGA1155 DDR3 HDMI Z77 Motherboard  picture

Gigabyte Z77M-D3H-MVP Micro ATX Intel LGA1155 DDR3 HDMI Z77 Motherboard

$56.99



Gigabyte B460M DS3H AC Intel B460 1200 LGA MicroATX M.2 Desktop Motherboard B picture

Gigabyte B460M DS3H AC Intel B460 1200 LGA MicroATX M.2 Desktop Motherboard B

$49.99



Foxconn H61MXE Intel H61 LGA1155 HDMI mATX DDR3 Motherboard + I/O Plate Tested picture

Foxconn H61MXE Intel H61 LGA1155 HDMI mATX DDR3 Motherboard + I/O Plate Tested

$34.95



ASRock LGA 1151 Wifi Intel B360 Intel Gen Micro ATX Motherboard p/n: B360M-OEM picture

ASRock LGA 1151 Wifi Intel B360 Intel Gen Micro ATX Motherboard p/n: B360M-OEM

$75.00



ASRock B660M-ITX/AC LGA 1700 Intel B660 SATA 6Gb/s DDR4 Mini ITX Motherboard picture

ASRock B660M-ITX/AC LGA 1700 Intel B660 SATA 6Gb/s DDR4 Mini ITX Motherboard

$119.99



MSI - MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 Socket 1700 USB 3.2 Intel Motherboard DAMAGED picture

MSI - MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 Socket 1700 USB 3.2 Intel Motherboard DAMAGED

$69.99



B75 Desktop Motherboard LGA1155 DDR3 Memory (Intel 2nd and 3rd gen support) picture

B75 Desktop Motherboard LGA1155 DDR3 Memory (Intel 2nd and 3rd gen support)

$25.99