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Date:      Sun, 1 Jul 2007 20:30:45 +0200 (CEST)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <>
To:        Dave <>
Subject:   Re: backing up dvds
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000301c7bb60$264eee30$0200a8c0@satellite>
References:  <000301c7bb60$264eee30$0200a8c0@satellite>

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> Hello,
>   I've got a 6.2 box with a dvd writer in it. I want to back up some dvds to 
> iso files so i can recreate the dvds at a later time should it be needed. I

for most if not any DVDs (all DVD-VIDEO i had) use

dd if=/dev/cd0 of=file bs=128k

bs size is just to make thing faster, it's not crucial may be any multiply 
of 2k.

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