[ILUG] Virtual CD Jukebox?
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Sun Apr 22 20:05:48 IST 2001
On Sat, Apr 21, 2001 at 09:42:20PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Niall O Broin thought:
> On Sat, Apr 21, 2001 at 08:57:47PM +0100, John Gay wrote:
> One caveat here - under 'doze AFAIK a program can ask if a drive is a CD and
> this could be used as a rudimentary form of license check i.e. the program
> will only work if run from CD. Also AFAIK for that very reason some CD
> jukeboxes are supplied with software which mounts a CD from the jukebox and
> emulates a CD drive - this could also be a showstopper. Of course, if
> there are some particular CDs you're interested in, why not just suck it and
> see ?
Of course, there is always the show starter in the form of vcdrom which
images each cd (in its own format rather than iso and then runs as a
server on each doze machine and mounts the image on a virtual cd drive.
That could help for *those* sort of cd.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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