DD is not working

cj debiani386 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 19:08:50 UTC 2007

Scott Ehrlich wrote:
> Also check /var/log/messages and see if it gives any indication of what 
> might be going on.
> If the drive is mounted, and you do a df, the left column shows the /dev 
> device the system is using.   Verify that, then as root umount the volume 
> (far right column), then, either as root or yourself, dd 
> if=/dev/whatever_it_said of=blah
> This is provided you have proper disk space and proper permissions to 
> write to the volume you want to save the data to.
> Scott
> On Wed, 1 Aug 2007, cj wrote:
the /var/log/messages is not telling me anything about the DD command.

im beginning to wonder if this is a kernel bug because on 6.06 i could 
run DD no problem..


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