[CentOS] Using CentOS 7 to attempt recovery of failed disk

Sat Sep 26 13:15:21 UTC 2020
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

> On Sep 26, 2020, at 8:05 AM, Jerry Geis <jerry.geis at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a disk that is flagging errors, attempting to rescue the data.
> I tried dd first - if gets about 117G of 320G disk and stops incrementing
> the save image any more.

did you try

dd conv=noerror …

this flag makes dd not stop on input error. Whatever is irrecoverable is irrecoverable, but this way you will get stuff beyond failure point.


> Now I'm trying ddrescue and it also stops about the same point
> Thoughts on how to continue past that point ?
> Thanks,
> Jerry
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