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Re: [SLE] Creating a copy of a CD Image
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 23:06:59 +0100
  • Message-id: <200203022306.59188.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 02 March 2002 21:26, Jon Clausen wrote:
ANYWAYs I just tried dd'ing a cd to an image file... It's F*cking FAST! (?)
500+ MB in ...dunno 10 secs... What's the word on r/w errors? is this at
all a reliable MO?

I think dd will tell you if there are any i/o errors. I've never had any
problems with it. I've ripped many cd images with it, and it has yet to fail,
except on some of those commercial cds with read-error-by-design, but dd
reports the error when it gets there, so I trust it.

//Anders

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