badblock-guess will recover all readable sectors of the disk in minimal time while trying to prevent disk read retrying head recalibrations.
|Summary||Data recovery from a damaged disk|
|License||GNU General Public License|
|State||Ready to use. Maintained.|
|Download compiled static binary||badblock-guess (748.5KB)|
|Download gzipped compiled static binary||badblock-guess.gz (264.5KB)|
|GIT||GIT repository | Download GIT snapshot | GIT shortlog|
It is similiar to:
dd if=<src_dev> of=<dst_dev> bs=512 conv=noerror,sync
dd(1) solution can last for many weeks/months on heavily
This program will not recover data of any sector with failing read command. If dd(1) command above finishes for you in a reasonable time, you do not need this program.