May 26, 2018


dd_rescue is a dd tool with following features suitable for rescuing data from a medium with errors.

  • Don’t abort on errors on the input file unless the user specify the maximum error number.
  • Don’t truncate the output file.
  • Can use two different block sizes for normal operation and the case of errors.
  • Can start from the end of the file and move backwards.

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