Re: copy files on drive with bad sector
On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 01:41:36PM +0800, Umarzuki Mochlis wrote:
> Is there any program like midnight commander that i can use to copy files
> from a disk drive with bad sector to another disk. The source disk drive is
> readable but a few files happens to be on bad sectors and copying would fail
> when it reached the bad sector. What i really want is a simple copy program
> that can skip the bad sectors.
You could copy all the other files that are not affected by bad
sectors; just skip the ones that aren't readable. That way, you don't
need to worry about the bad sectors other than not being able to
retrieve the files. You could automate that by using find and xargs
and cp if you need.