Making an ISO from a CD
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Tue Nov 18 04:58:46 PST 2003
Believe if or not you can just do this
1: put the cd in
2: cat /dev/cdromdevice > foo.iso
it works, i've done it many times, just don't mount the device.
On Tue, 2003-11-18 at 05:23, Malcolm Kay wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Nov 2003 09:38, Bill Campbell wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 17, 2003, Max Clark wrote:
> > >Hi all,
> > >
> > >How do you create an ISO from a cd as the source? Obviously when the ISO
> > > where to be burned I would like it to be identical to the original cd.
> > dd if=/dev/$cdrom of=tmpfile.iso
> > Where $cdrom is the appropriate device name for your CD.
> This will probably report an invalid argument and fail. The default block size
> is too small for CDs. For ISO9660 data CDs add the argument 'bs=2048'
> (Not sure what it should be for audio CDs)
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