Re: how to retrieve info from a bad disk?



Gary Dale <garydale@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

On 21/04/12 11:22 AM, abdelkader belahcene wrote:

Is there another rescue software ??

Firstly, copy the entire disk to another one of the same or larger
size by booting from a live distro such as sysrecuecd and using dd
(e.g. dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb).

Check out ddrescue as a replacement for dd, too. I've had luck with it
when some files were partially corrupted, but it's been years since I
used it.

Bill


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