On Sunday 25 January 2004 15:55, Alan Cox wrote:
On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 02:58:49PM +0100, Ronny Buchmann wrote:
> > "dd conv=noerror" should do the same thing?
> You've never needed to try it, I think.
Explain further ?
Ok, after readimg some source (and dd(1) again) I found the
needs "dd conv=noerror,sync" (it doesn't do the same as dd_rescue but comes
But what is really missing from dd is a progress indicator. ... Oh, this
SIGUSR1 is nowhere documented :(
So what's left:
- dd_rescue changes block size automatically (so it reads more data than dd
or is faster, depending on the blocksize you would use for dd)
And is dd_recover using O_DIRECT when it can ?
No, should it?
(I don't see what problem this would solve.)