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Please help me with DVD image

Post by Jenda » Fri Aug 26, 2005 12:39 pm

I have a little trouble making a video DVD image using dd. The man and "info coreutils dd" do not offer any help.
All I get is:
jenda@niniel:~$ dd if=/dev/dvd of=dvd.iso
dd: reading `/dev/dvd': Input/output error
1216+0 records in
1216+0 records out
622592 bytes transferred in 6.426452 seconds (96880 bytes/sec)
Can anyone please tell me what to do?

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Post by Void Main » Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:18 pm

DVD movies are a little different animals. You will have to use something like dvdbackup. You can also shrink them to DVD5 using something like lxdvdrip. Also, dvdshrink works well under wine.

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Post by Jenda » Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:53 am

Thanks, Void Main. But to update the situation: It worked, and xine plays the movie noprob. Maybe cleaning the disk helped.

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Post by Void Main » Sat Aug 27, 2005 4:54 pm

I figured it should work but I thought maybe they put some errors on the disk to prevent saving a backup but I'm not sure that any of the apps I mentioned handle that anyway. The apps would save the image in decrypted form though.

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Post by Jenda » Sun Aug 28, 2005 3:26 am

Yes, you're right, but I'll wait with all the DL-ing till I have broadband (i.e. like a week or two).
Thanks anyway.

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