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Hello everyone,

I've got a serious problem with my domain controller, the main disk got 8 bad sectors which I found with
badblocks -sv /dev/hdc2

then did a

e2fsck -c /dev/hdc2

that fixed (marked) the bad sectors.

Then I used Norton Ghost 8 to clone the disk, but the problem is that now I get 2 Bad sectors on every partition at the end of them. And in the messages log file I get a error :
attempt to access beyond end of device.

My question is can one fix this somehow ?

Or what utlity should I use to ghost that 120GB drive ? (I cannot get a exact same drive anymore... it is a Maxtor Diamondmax 9 , and the new drive is Maxtor Diamonmax 10, 2MB smaller~)

Please help.

Robert B
I will throw out partimage as another utility to try.

any reason you clone instead of just using tar? Cloning something doesn't seem to be a good option if you don't have the same hard drive.

Tar perserves permissions, after all. =)

tar cvzf /root/backup.tar.gz /

To make sure permissions stay the same:

tar -xvfp backup.tar.gz
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