On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 01:59:11AM +1030, W. Sierke wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a straightforward way of creating a file image (.iso) of a data
> cdrom mounted in an atapi cd-rom drive? All my googling has turned up is
> suggestions like dd if=/dev/acd0 ... but I neither have nor can create (with
> MAKEDEV) /dev/acd0 (only /dev/acd0a and /dev/acd0c - FreeBSD 4.8)

You want to use /dev/acd0c - the 'c' partition covers the whole disk.
Something like:

        dd if=/dev/acd0c of=foo.iso bs=64k

should do what you want.


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