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Re: ISO file size in bytes?



Jon Masters wrote:
> Right, but I think what he's saying is that he *didn't* have the ISO
> file to hand - but did have a DVD he could dd from - and he wanted a
> way to find out how big the image should have been without
> downloading it.

And the very next part of Matt's mail said:

> If you're reading a physical CD or DVD, you can do the same thing.
> Here's a little script I use all the time for getting the size
> right.  It prompts you for the name of the ISO you want to create,
> then reads the media using dd; repeat until Ctrl-C.

He even provided a short script to do the job.  You can't be much more
helpful than that. ;)

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