copying a disk with ignoring errors
freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Jan 6 01:30:19 UTC 2010
On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 15:31:46 +0100, Christoph Kukulies <kuku at kukulies.org> 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 -
> image of the disk allowing to access the filesystem
> and getting to the important files with a little luck these not being
> amongst the corrupted data.
> Anyone knowing what this little tool was named? Something like diskcopy,
> devcopy, I forgot.
>From my "list" of recovery-related tools:
fetch -rR <device>
I'm quite sure it was one of them.
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