Rik Dunphy stated the following on Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 04:12:28PM +0100 :
>> I want to backup a CD to my hard drive, then maybe later on write it to
> another CD.
>> But, I want to this as a raw binary file. From what I've used and seen most
> linux tools try to figure out what format the information on the CD is in,
> then depending on this only allow me to extract it in a certain way.
>> For example, a CD-Extra with a few tracks of audio and another track of
> data, essentially a multi-session CD with the data on the second session.
> Using xcdroast and others it's easy enough to pick off the audio tracks but
> impossible to pick off the data. I have to do this myself, which is
> annoying to put it mildly, then put it all back together when I want to
> write it.
>> Does anyone know how (or of a tool) I can just simply extract the binary
> information from the CD? I know NTI CD Maker Pro under Windoze used to be
> able to do this quite easily, but I would like to do this under Linux
> before I have to reinstall windoze!
on a linux box do the following
dd if=/dev/<cdrom> of=/some/where/cdimage.iso
where <cdrom> is the devicename for your cdrom drive and /some/where has
650odd megs of free space
I guess, I relate more to a satanic chicken and an over sexed
goat more than tech support people :)
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