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Re: file image creation failed



At 10:59 AM -0400 10/7/06, William W. Austin wrote:
>On 2006-10-04 18:03:52, Markku Kolkka <markkuk tuubi net> wrote:
>
>> Thufir kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika keskiviikko, 4.
>> lokakuuta 2006 22:28):
>>> I was going to extract from a CD, but am getting a dialog
>>> window from grip stating:
>>>
>>> No tracks selected.
>>> Rip whole CD?
>>
>> Did you select any tracks? Did you try ripping the whole CD?
>> Did you get any actual errors?
>>
>>> I can't get
>>> the path to that disk out of the GUI file manager (nautilus?).
>>
>> Audio CDs don't contain any files and can't be mounted, that's
>> why you need a ripping program like grip.
>
>Actually this last stattment is incorrect: if you go to the trouble to
>add the cdfs driver available at
>http://www.elis.UGent.be/~ronsse/cdfs/.

You said this a few days ago, and got this reply:

At 9:04 AM -0700 10/2/06, Gordon Messmer wrote:
>William W. Austin wrote:
 ...
>> Why not just use the cdfs software -- available at
>>     http://trappist.elis.ugent.be/~ronsse/cdfs/
>> -- and just mount the audio cd?
>
>...probably because that really doesn't make anything easier.  Ripping
>is transparent in most applications.  I can't imagine that it's any more
>difficult in user space than kernel space, and most applications apply
>error detection, which cdfs doesn't.
>
>So, ripping is easier and produces higher quality results.  That's why
>most people don't use cdfs.
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