I have a failing disk 1TB which does a bit of noise so I decide to use ddrescue to clone disk to disk the failing disk into a new WD 1TB. I was expecting to see information in the new disk while cloning but i cannot see anything at all in it. It looks empty, in fact the cloning process stopped because i moved the old disk and I checked if there was something in the new disk and there was nothing!!! Why, what is happening? I continued the cloning again using the log file. The cloning goes very slow in 24 hours just 25GB has been cloned, but I cannot see anything in the new disk.
In the past when I created an image instead of cloning I could see how the image file was growing and even if I finished the creation of the image half way I could get info from the image.
What is happening? I dont want to be cloning a disk for 2 months a no info being stored in the new disk
Thanks so much in advance