Subject: Re: dd from raw devices
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/24/2000 16:58:39
On Wed, 24 May 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:

> >No, that just means that dd will read and write bs bytes at a time.
> I figured, but I know CD's are weird.
> So, what I think is happening is, we're reading 110,000 2048-blocks from the
> CD, even though what it really has is 110,000 512-blocks.  My big question
> is, where does the extra data come from?  It didn't look to be zero-filled.


What makes you think you have read that far out? i.e. why do you think
you've read more bytes than were on the CD?

Take care,