jeff on 31 Mar 2010 12:08:22 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] dying hd?

Eric wrote:
> ... I've used one but not the other (I think it was dd_recover) and it
> is essential for what you're trying to do here.  I was able to set it to
> try a fixed number of times to try to read a bad block and then just
> continue to the next block without ending the program.  It can also do
> repeated sweeps of the HD and progressively build up the image.  The
> latter is particularly useful if the problem(s) you have are
> intermittent and/or if they "move".

Just tried dd_recover.  It (and dd) won't see the errant partition.

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