Way to copy a CD-Rom on Hardy through Jaunty
cr33dog at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 23:49:51 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Karl F. Larsen<klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Chris Mohler wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Karl Larsen<klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Â Â Â Â I have a full CD-Rom I wish to copy bit by bit to a blank CD-Rom. I
>>> have just one CD drawer so need to write to the hard drive and then to a
>>> blank CD. Nothing works!!
>>> Â Â Â Â What can I apt-get that will work???
>> see man dd
>> You can do something like:
>> dd if=/dev/your_cd_drive of=/home/karl/name_of_cd.iso
>> Then you can burn the .iso to disc using whatever method you prefer.
> Hi Chris for some reason it is failing:
> karl at karl-hardy:~$ man dd
> karl at karl-hardy:~$ dd if=/media/cdrom0 of=/home/karl/Desktop/xp.iso
> dd: reading `/media/cdrom0': Is a directory
> 0+0 records in
> 0+0 records out
> 0 bytes (0 B) copied, 0.000688395 s, 0.0 kB/s
> karl at karl-hardy:~$
> I need to do something to my line that gets if to read the cd at
> /media/cdrom0/. It may be a thing I am missing of course. I will keep
As Fred mentioned, you should unmount the CD first (just to be safe)
and also use the /dev path to the cdrom device. (not /media).
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