dcfldd Records In/Out vs. Written Feb 15 2007 07:10PM
Ackley, Ray (R.J.) (rackley ford com) (1 replies)
Re: dcfldd Records In/Out vs. Written Feb 20 2007 01:30AM
farmerdude (subscribe crazytrain com)

Can you copy and paste your exact command the output returned for us?
It'll help. Until then we speculate :)



On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 14:10 -0500, Ackley, Ray (R.J.) wrote:
> Can anyone explain what the difference is between Records In/Out and
> Records Written in dcfldd?
> If I'm doing a dcfldd with bs=512 on a hard drive with X number of
> sectors, the Records In/Out is X - the same number of sectors the hard
> drive has. However, the number of records *written* is always less than
> the total in/out and what the hard drive has. Does this mean that it's
> not copying sectors near the end of the drive, or is the Records Written
> number not really relevant?
> Thanks,
> Ray Ackley

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