copying a disk with ignoring errors

tk fwd at
Tue Jan 5 16:31:32 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 03:31:46PM +0100, Christoph Kukulies wrote:


> It copies a disk sector by sector to a file (kind of dd), but ignores 
> errors, it just skips sectors it couldn't read (after a couple
> of retries). The result was, that one had a - albeit - worm-eaten - 

I think you mean dd_rescue or GNU ddrescue. I personally have used the
latter in a similar case.


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