Re: Bug#237925: ITP: cdemu -- CD drive emulator for Linux
On 2004-03-14 11:45 +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name : cdemu
> Version : x.y.z
> Upstream Author : Name <email@example.com>
> * 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