- To: Robert Waldner <Waldner@KPNQwest.at>
- Cc: Debian User <email@example.com>, Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Debian Users <email@example.com>, debiancd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: mkisofs
- From: Peter Horton <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 21:24:02 +0000
- Message-id: <20010106212402.B22844@colonel-panic.com>
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On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 09:11:13AM +0100, Robert Waldner wrote:
> >> The ISO image read of the CD is probably a sector or two
> >> too long. If you know the correct size then you can just do
> I would think that the image created with dd is a few bytes (less than
> a sector) too small, because dd reads until it runs out of useful data,
> but the cd consists of 2k-sectors, the last one is padded with zeroes
> until its full. At least thats what the "-pad"-option in cdrecord is
> So Id try `dd if=dev/scd0 of=bla.iso ibs=2048 obs=2048 sync`,
> out of `man dd`:
> sync pad every input block with NULs to ibs-size
> Or is there an error in my knowledge?
I thought the kernel read a complete sector or none at all.
Doesn't the '-pad' option add 15 *sectors* of zeroes to
the end of the image ?