I tried cdrdao, but it insists on trying to extract digital audio only, and
won't take the data session! Also.. for some reason I get thousands of
errors using cdrdao when extracting digital audio from my DVD-Drive. If I
try to extract the audio on a per track basis then it works, but the copy
feature takes forever, i.e. after 2 hours it had read only 168Mb off the
I'm using the SCSI emulation for both the CD-R and DVD drives, and used
both the --device /dev/sg0 and --device 1,1,0 to no avail!
Someone else mentioned using dd, but this doesn't work for audio cds. What
I really need is something that literaly takes the raw binary data from the
cd and stores it in a file. I don't want the tool to try and understand
what is on the cd, but to just copy it bit for bit! There are several
windows tools which can accomplish this, NTI CD Maker Pro for one, but so
far I've yet to come across anything similar for linux.
dd, will check the file format on the CD, and then make a binary file of
this file format. For a CD this is an iso file, for ext2 it would create a
binary ext2 file. For some reason it needs to understand the format which
it is copying...
Looks like I'll have to load back on windoze! Not the easiest since Windows
95 and my K6-2 500 don't seem to like each other!!!!
Thanks for your help
Christian J van den Bosch wrote:
>> Look for cdrdao (disc at once) - it will read CDs to images and write
> images to CDs. Does cool stuff like preserving lead-in times on audio
> tracks and works well for me.
>> I've been having a minor problem with reading audio CDs using this or
> cdparanoia though, after a few CDs I have to reboot my machine before it
> will rip any more audio CDs... really annoying to have to reboot after
> only a few weeks... :( Once the problem occurs, I can't read audio CDs
> in either drive (ATAPI devices hdc and hdd under SCSI emulation)... I
> mailed the list about this a few weeks ago, but got no response. Anybody
> have any ideas on this one?
>> See you all at the AGM, hopefully. Anybody driving up from Cork?
> Christian J van den Bosch mailto:cjb at linux.ie> "To err is human - to moo, bovine"
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