On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 01:29:15PM +0100, Ronny Buchmann wrote:
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.)
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