On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 07:38:18AM -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
It can help avoid errors where readahead or I/O merging does a large
read including an error but smaller reads around the bad block might
dd_rescue handles that by using a large block size until it hits an
error, then retrying with a small block size.
I've had to use it a few times. It works really well.
Steven Pritchard - K&S Pritchard Enterprises, Inc.
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