[Gllug] Extremely strange disk imaging problem.

general_email at technicalbloke.com general_email at technicalbloke.com
Fri Jan 21 12:39:42 UTC 2011

On 21/01/11 07:10, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> Now, to clone that pesky disk again! Apparently the trick is to zero out
> LBA-3 before it's had chance to boot and mess with the HPA.
> I take it dd can be used to do that too?. e.g.
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/var/stuff/80gb_image_copy.dd bs=512 count=1
> conv=notrunc skip=3

Whoops, that'll be "seek" I need, not "skip" - Doh!


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