Creating a bin or ISO image of a CD??

Warren Block wblock at
Mon May 19 18:29:01 PDT 2003

On Mon, 19 May 2003, Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote:

> try:
> 	dd if=/dev/acd0c of=my_image bs=2352

Hmmm.  This brings up something I've wondered about.  I always use
bs=2k to match the actual sector size of CDs.

But does it matter?  Is there any reason not to use a larger buffer size
to speed up reading CDs?

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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