On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 02:51:12 +1030 "W. Sierke" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> probably wrote:
> "Scott Mitchell" wrote: > > You want to use /dev/acd0c - the 'c' partition covers the whole disk. Yes, for those devices which are disklabel(8)'d. > > Something like: > > > > dd if=/dev/acd0c of=foo.iso bs=64k > > Ah! Thanks for that. The bs argument is crucial, I hadn't thought to try > anything further when without it I got: > > dd: /dev/acd0c: Invalid argument > > I let myself be led astray into thinking that there must be something amiss > with using that device. That is because the default block size is 512 bytes, and cdroms only support (multiples of) 2048 bytes. > So if the 'c' partition is the whole disk, what's > the 'a' partition, out of curiosity? $ ls -l /dev/acd0a /dev/acd0c crw-r----- 4 root operator 117, 0 4 янв 19:47 /dev/acd0a crw-r----- 4 root operator 117, 0 4 янв 19:47 /dev/acd0c The nodes seem to be completely identical. The reason for `a''s creation is some sort of compatibility, I think... > > > Thanks, > > Wayne > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- DoubleF "Have you lived here all your life?" "Oh, twice that long."
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