Richard wrote:As far as I have tried, and confirmed by Uwe Seimet you cannot access an ASV hard drive from TOS (with any known HD driver).
You can, you always can access any hard disk that is hardware compatible. You might not be able to read the files. And in some extreme cases you might even not be able to see the partitions. But you should always be able to read at the physical sector level.
And that is true for any OS or platform. You could make a backup image of that drive from any OS/platform.
But have not actually tried restoring the image onto another drive. From what I have read you drive would need to be exactly the same size etc as the one you imaged for ASV to work correctly.
That would be very unusual. I have no idea about this specific case, but drivers and OS usually don't care at all about the physical hard disk size or physical geometry (except than when performing a low level format or partitioning).