cdrecord

destinyXi destinyxi at yahoo.ca
Fri Nov 8 23:11:52 PST 2002


hi james, i'm not sure if someone already answered your query, but here goes...
you can do something like this:

evan at loki:~ >cat /dev/cdrom >file.tar.gz
evan at loki:~ >tar -vxzf file.tar.gz
[snip ... stuff happens here ... snip]
evan at loki:~ >echo TADA!!! 


 --- James Drabb <JDrabb at darden.com> 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.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jim Drabb
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