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Re: Bug#237925: ITP: cdemu -- CD drive emulator for Linux

Hi Eduard!

On 2004-03-14 11:45 +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : cdemu
>   Version         : x.y.z
>   Upstream Author : Name <somebody@example.org>
> * URL             : http://www.example.org/
> * License         : (GPL, LGPL, BSD, MIT/X, etc.)
>   Description     : CD drive emulator
> CDemu is a kernel module for Linux which can simulate a CD drive that
> contains a CD. It uses simple cue/bin files as input for the data that
> should appear on the virutal disc. It includes a user space program
> which controls the kernel module. This is primarily useful for watching
> an SVCD or mounting the data track of a bin/cue CD image without burning
> the data to a real CD.

I always performed these tasks using a loopback device:

	mount -o loop /path/to/cdimage /cdrom

Does CDemu offer any additional functionality over loopback devices?

Thanks and have a nice day!


Martin Pitt                 Debian GNU/Linux Developer
martin@piware.de                      mpitt@debian.org
http://www.piware.de             http://www.debian.org

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