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Re: [SLUG] Skipping/Mapping bad blocks
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Skipping/Mapping bad blocks
- From: Jake Anderson <yahoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 22:35:30 +1000
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+1 for ddrescue
On 07/23/2011 07:15 AM, Amos Shapira wrote:
You should use ddrescue (I use the gnu ddrescue) which will skip bad blocks.
On Jul 22, 2011 10:14 PM, "Simon Males"<sime@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I'm trying to save a failing NTFS hard drive. It manages to mount and
during copying the following error will appear in dmesg:
Buffer I/O error on device sdc3, logical block 786433
I don't mind corrupting some files. Can I instruct badblocks to add
the failings blocks to the bad block register (I'm assuming that's how
badblocks/hard drives work).
Thus whilst copying, I will not get any block errors.
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