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Date:      Sat, 30 Jun 2007 17:39:29 -0500
From:      Jonathan Horne <freebsd@dfwlp.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: backing up dvds
Message-ID:  <200706301739.29249.freebsd@dfwlp.com>
In-Reply-To: <000301c7bb60$264eee30$0200a8c0@satellite>
References:  <000301c7bb60$264eee30$0200a8c0@satellite>

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On Saturday 30 June 2007 16:46:36 Dave wrote:
> 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 can use dvdbackup to backup in to a directory structure, but i'd
> rather not mount, create the directory, and iso, i'd rather make the iso
> directly from the dvd. Any pointers on this?
> Thanks.
> Dave.
>
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dd if=/dev/acd0 of=/path/to/filename.iso bs=1024

this is how i make my .iso files of data disks.

cheers,
-- 
Jonathan Horne
http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org
freebsd@dfwlp.com



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