[CentOS] ssh and dd

Tue Jul 27 09:15:14 UTC 2010
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

> Well, no...  If you're trying to do an *image*, you'll find  that cpio 
> can't write an image out to a block device.
> It's fairly  easy to make dd as bandwidth efficient as clonezilla.

Maybe have a look at ddrescue, which handles errors a little bit better than 
plain dd...