[ILUG] Backup Game CDROM?
john.allen at dublinux.net
Thu Jan 22 09:17:53 GMT 2004
On Wednesday 21 January 2004 23:25, Conor Daly wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:15:18PM -0800 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> Colm Buckley thought:
> > On 21 Jan 2004, at 12:01, Conor Daly wrote:
> > > I'm trying to backup a game CDROM using dd and cdrecord and using
> > > cdrdao. [...]
> > Some games use deliberate bad sectors as a copyprotection mechanism. I
> > suspect this is what you've encountered.
> I guess so. Now the question is, what will give me a bit for bit copy,
> bad sectors and all? Currently testing 'dd conv=noerror' on a dodgy
> floppy. Next test is 'dd conv=noerror,sync' to see if that gives a
> matching size of image.
try readcd (k3b uses it to clone cds)
John Allen, Email: mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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