Need help recovering files from 1TB WD HDD - partition not found

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Hofi
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Re: Need help recovering files from 1TB WD HDD - partition not found

#11 Post by Hofi »

I've let it run overnight and nothing really changed. The speed is really lousy:

ubuntu@ubuntu:/media/WDImage$ sudo ddrescue -n /dev/sdd wd.img sdd.log
GNU ddrescue 1.23
Press Ctrl-C to interrupt
ipos: 966524 kB, non-trimmed: 233472 B, current rate: 8192 B/s
opos: 966524 kB, non-scraped: 0 B, average rate: 20840 B/s
non-tried: 999354 MB, bad-sector: 0 B, error rate: 0 B/s
rescued: 815886 kB, bad areas: 0, run time: 10h 52m 30s
pct rescued: 0.08%, read errors: 4, remaining time: 1121d 13h
time since last successful read: 0s
Copying non-tried blocks... Pass 1 (forwards)

The internal HDD I am creating the image file on details are below:
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Is it possible that other file format would help improve the ddrescue speed?

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Re: Need help recovering files from 1TB WD HDD - partition not found

#12 Post by recuperation »

There is something rotten. Even if the drive is dammaged you should get more than 4 errors in 11 hours.
Unfortunately I never used the -n parameter so that I don't know how it affects the outcome first-hand.

Given your information right now I would give up using ddrescue and consult a professional recovery company.

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