[ubuntu] ddrescue with failing hdd

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have an hdd with some bad sectors. I have tried to copy the data with ddrescue but I could't. After I started ddrescue, it have been copying for 5 days and the result is less that 1Gb. The disk's capacity is 80GB. I need just one of the partitions which is 35GB. ddrescue reports around 100 errors till now and I don't know what kind of errors are these. Calculations are - it will have to copy for months. Is there a better solution to extract the data? (Hardware)