Copying a VCD
fgleiser at cactus.fi.uba.ar
Wed Apr 23 06:13:15 PDT 2003
On Tue, 22 Apr 2003, Jason Morefield wrote:
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> First of all thank you in advance for all your help.
> What I'm trying to do is copy a VCD. I have googled, searched the archives
> and pulled my hair out pretty close to completion. I have tried mounting the
> cd which works but i cannot copy the data off of it. I have tried using "dd"
> to copy straight from /dev/acd0c and it doesn't work. I know that VCD's use
> a seperate track for each video file so i followed the instructions in the
> handbook for audio cd copying in the hopes it would work. This included "cd
> /dev; sh MAKEDEV acd0t99" then trying to use "dd" from the second track. The
> second track is the video track i confirmed this using "cdcontrol -f
> /dev/acd0c" and the "info" command. mplayer can and will play any of the
> VCD's i use but i cannot find a way to copy them. This is on FreeBSD
> 4.7-RELEASE on an i386. My dmesg follows. Once again thank you for all your
Try cdrdao, it is in the ports. I don't know if it works with ATAPI burners,
but with SCSI it works great.
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