raw disk copying?

Tom Uban uban at ubanproductions.com
Wed Apr 26 15:40:50 CDT 2006


At 07:00 PM 4/26/2006 +0200, you wrote:

>On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 11:16:42 -0500
>Tom Uban <uban at ubanproductions.com> wrote:
>
> > I tried using the 'dd' command with the 'conv=noerror' option under
> > both the NetBSD and G4U systems and found that the option was
> > disabled.
>Strange. How was noerror "disabled"?
>Maybe you need "conv=noerror,sync bs=512", see:
>http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?dd++NetBSD-current
>--

The copy under linux using the 'sync' option is complete and
the results are good. There were 488 bad sectors...

--tnx
--tom




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