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Old 03-24-2005, 05:21 AM   #1
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how to get the data of a disk anywhere?

if I want to get the data from MBR,which is on 0 cylinder,0 track,1 sector.I can type:
dd if=/dev/hda of=~/mbr bs=512 count=1
but how to get the data of other place.may be it from 32 cyclinder,5 track, 30 sector or else.
can anyone help me?
Old 03-24-2005, 05:42 AM   #2
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dd had may options like 'seek=n' which will place it which will place it
n blocks along. (depending on bs=blocksize)

don't know how hard disks work exactly but this should help maybe?


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