2 TB external HD does not mount any more. How to save it's data?

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 18:10:46 UTC 2014


On 16 December 2014 at 17:32, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:
> A tool like dd can create an ordinary file; you just need enough disk
> space on another disk to store that file. A 3TB disk would be best if
> the source is a 2TB disk.


The problem with dd is that it will fail on errors.

I use gdd_rescue.

Q.v.

http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/

http://askubuntu.com/questions/211578/whats-the-difference-between-ddrescue-gddrescue-and-dd-rescue

gddrescue is a newer, enhanced fork of dd_rescue. Yes, the names _are_
confusing.

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