I have a 500GB external HDD that I need to rescue the contents of. Unfortunately I only have two 400GB partitions to save the contents to. Can I split the disk image as: ~$ cd /mnt/part1/Recovery/ ...
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 ...
What rescue disk (rescue CD/DVD) to recover data from failed HDD would you recommend for first time user?
What rescue disk (rescue CD/DVD) would you recommend for an user which unfortunately needs to rescue data from a bad disk (filesystems does not mount when using LiveCD, though fdisk looks O.K.) for a ...
While accessing a drive with high error rates (as, for example, here for opensuse) in FreeBSD, the system eventually disconnects the drive and it disappears from /dev. This makes it impossible to run ...
I'm trying to reduce the size of a backup drive image. Original disk had these partitions: Model: ST916082 1A (scsi) Disk /dev/sde: 160GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: ...
I have been trying to recover data from a Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive (2 ext4 partitions_ for 3 days now, predominantly with ddrescue and testdisk, but because of some critical error on the disk ...
I guess that this is a variant on a previous question "Is this ddrescue command doing anything?" Apologies for going over similar ground. I have a failing 2TB Seagate Barracuda drive which came from ...