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Cloning disk with GPT using ddrescue

I am trying to save data from my failing external USB-HDD (Maxtor M3 Portable) to another USB-HDD (Western Digital). (The original drive does not support SMART.) The disk uses GPT and has one ...
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ddrescue - retry bad sectors starting from the end of the disk

How can I attempt to read bad sectors from the end of the disk, using ddrescue? I have dynamic volumes and the LDR is kept at the end of the disk, unlike MBR. I remember that I've tried --reverse but ...
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Unable to mount cloned partition via ddrescue

I have a problem with mounting the cloned partition. To clone it, I used as root: ddrescue -f -n /dev/sda3 ./sda3_rescue.img ./rescue.log The partition which I cloned, was a broken NTFS partition. ...