brand-new DVD drives less reliable than crappy old player - fix?

Steve Franks stevefranks at
Thu Feb 7 19:03:23 UTC 2008

Can I then mount the bin file as if it was the dvd, or how do I
retrieve the actual filesystem at that point?


On Feb 7, 2008 11:59 AM, Chuck Swiger <cswiger at> wrote:
> On Feb 7, 2008, at 10:54 AM, Steve Franks wrote:
> > I have a bunch of disks that will play fine in my laptop and TV, but
> > not in my freebsd system with a new-ish NEC drive.  Figured it was the
> > drive, so I got a new pioneer, same issue - scratch somewhere that
> > causes no hiccup on other players makes it tank.  I can't even cp or
> > rsync data off them, and these are only minor scratches.  Is there
> > anything tunable, or ways  to keep rsync or cp going after an error?
> Maybe try using dd conv=noerror to get a copy onto a hard drive or
> another disk?
> --
> -Chuck

Steve Franks, KE7BTE
Staff Engineer
La Palma Devices, LLC
(520) 312-0089

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