I have two ddrescue images created from contiguous recovery attempts of the same media. The two images are the same size but have complementary data: $ od part-one/ddrescue_image --skip-bytes ...
In the course of trying to recover data from a failing hard drive, I am running the command ddrescue. The command has been running for 9 days, and I thought from the sound of disk activity that maybe ...
Before imaging the corrupted filesystem to a file on another hard drive, I decided to dry-run ddrescue (throwing rescued output to /dev/null) just to see how much data is unreadable: # ddrescue -d -b ...