On Wed, 08 Nov 2006 07:20:23 -0600 Derek Ragona <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> If the drive has a physical failure in the mechanism or media, you > may need to send it off to ontrack and have them try to recover the > data. > > -Derek > > At 11:24 PM 11/7/2006, Olivier Nicole wrote: > > > > I am wondering if there is a way to read the physical blocks > > > > (those that are readable) and save the data, from that I could > > > > be able to rebuild some of the mailboxes. > > > > > > dd if=/scsi_drive of=/some/file/name > > > > > > Should read anything readable, though without bs=xxx it may be > > > quite slow. You can usually then mount the file via mdconfig(8). > > > If the partition table is intact you can specify that instead of > > > the whole disk. This can make the fiddly bit with trying to > > > figure out exactly what part will mount under md(4). > > > >I tried > > > >dd if=/dev/da0s1 of=/somefile > > > >dd stopped after a short while with I/O error, after a number of SCSI > >reading errors. > > > >best regards, > > > >Olivier Try it with this command: dd if=/dev/da0s1 of=/somefile conv=noerror,sync -- Michael D Hughes Loghome living is the best! [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"