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Re: EXACT copying of cd



On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 14:35 -0800, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> On Thursday 23 December 2004 11:44, Bernd Radinger wrote:
> > On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 18:37:34 +0000, Laurence Orchard
> >
> > <laurence orchards org uk> wrote:
> > > Hi all
> > >
> > > I would like to make an exact backup of an installation disk either to
> > > another cd or to an image on disk so I can make one at a later date if
> > > needed.
> > >
> > > I have tried using k3b to do an cd copy but the program complains it
> > > can't find the disk. I'm presuming there is some difference between the
> > > original and the copy.
> >
> > man dd
> > man readcd
> >
> > both can be used to recreate ISO images from CD

Both fail though, I have found, if they hit errors on the cd

> >
> > --
> > Bernd
> 
> Hi Laurence:
> 
> Have you checked the permissions for /dev/cdrom (or whatever your device is)  
> used by k3b?  Normally it is set to root, not user.  At least that was my 
> experience.  Also, be sure you have "clone copy" checked instead of the 
> default "normal copy".
> 
> HTH, Tom
> 
 Hi Tom

Yes I have changed the permissions for /dev/cdrom and the clone copy is
checked, as is do not correct errors (in case they are deliberate)

Laurence
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