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Re: [SLE] Creating a copy of a CD Image
  • From: Jon Clausen <dsl23212@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 23:58:04 +0100
  • Message-id: <20020302225804.4DF41100039@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 02 March 2002 23:06, Anders Johansson wrote:
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.


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