[CentOS] Accessing crashed disk

Thu Dec 14 18:57:10 UTC 2017
Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com>

On Dec 13, 2017, at 5:15 PM, J Martin Rushton <martinrushton56 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> # dd if=/dev/sdc of=/home/dd-copy-of-sdc

Better, use ddrescue:


dd will do unfortunate things like quit early on I/O errors, even if later blocks would read just fine.  ddrescue assumes the input file is dodgy and tries to cope.