rip DVD's?

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Fri Nov 21 19:00:04 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 7:26 PM, Rashkae <ubuntu at> wrote:
> First, isntall the isoinfo package.
> The number we are interested in is the volume size.
> Next: dd if=/dev/dvd of=/some/path/dvd.iso bs=2048 count=2172866
> Notice that the volume size was pasted as my count value.

Related question.  Why check the volume size?  Won't dd stop when it
reaches the end on it's own?  Just curious, haven't actually tried it
(but I should, maybe I'll go do that now)


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