cdrecord

tristan twem2-lfs at eridu.org.uk
Fri Nov 8 05:32:48 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.

It will just be the tar.gz on the CD with no filesystem.
dd is your friend :-)
cat /dev/cdrom may work and then pipe to tar/gzip.

HTH
Tristan

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