10 TB disk, photorec stays at 1st part

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10 TB disk, photorec stays at 1st part

#1 Post by rbleumer »

I've got a huge 10 TB disk on a HP MSA2040 SAN. It was attacked by a worm, so part of it is encrypted.

When I do a recovery with photorec on the entire drive, it stays in the 1st 3 Million sectors, even though there are 23 Billion sectors on the disk.

Tried with Photorec 7.0 and 7.1 Beta.

What do I do wrong?

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Re: 10 TB disk, photorec stays at 1st part

#2 Post by cgrenier »

TestDisk 7.1-WIP is faster than previous versions but reading 10TB is still very slow...