Timothy Bauscher timothy at
Fri Nov 8 05:25:23 PST 2002

On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 08:20:51AM -0500, James Drabb wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was half asleep this morning when I burned a file to cd.  I forgot
> to do mkisofs so what I typed was:
> cdrecord -v -dev=0,0,0 -speed=8 -data lfs-4.0.tar.gz
> This was a gzipped backup.  I am trying to get it off the cd now
> however, I cannot find a correct mount command.  Does cdrecord use
> a default file system if you don't make an iso?  I tried to mount
> the cd as iso9660, ext2, ext3 and reiserfs, but with no luck.

I remember Bill Maltby talking about writing files directly
to cd-r(w) disks. Supposedly, the cd doesn't have to have
a "filesystem". Just a guess, but try dd...


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