I have a drive in our iMac that has bad blocks, as booting from an Ubuntu 11.10 live CD and using ddrescue -f /dev/sda /dev/null finds them. I'd like to get the drive to remap them by writing to the ...
Is it possible to find corrupt files spanning across bad sectors of a hard drive or find files fragmented beyond part of a partially copied partition?
I've been using dd/ddrescue to clone a hard drive with several bad sectors. Some sectors were definitely unrecoverable, but I'm wondering if there's any way to tell which files might have been tied ...