Subject: Re: Backing up CD's
To: Stefan Schumacher <email@example.com>
From: Francisco Valladolid <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/22/2003 15:40:02
Try using mkisofs to create image an then burn this with cdrecord package.
the address is:
$ cd /usr/pkgsrc/sysutils/cdrecord
I hope and be useful.
Stefan Schumacher wrote:
>* Brian Rose (email@example.com) wrote:
>>I'm backing up a game I purchased recently and I am having some issues. I
>>am currently using good ole dd in the following way...
>>dd if=/dev/cd0a of=filename.iso bs=2k
>>dd transfers 1.6 megabytes before dying. It should have 686,510,080 bytes
>>(according to my Windows box). I found some information on the net that
>>suggests that multi-session CD's may not work with this method, but there
>>was no information about how to make it work.
>Could it be that there is a kind of copy protection used on that CD?
>Have you tried dump(8) to create a backup? dump is really strong and IMO the
>best backup tool.
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