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Re: Cheap CDs

On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 12:21, Chris Lale wrote:
> Mark L. Kahnt wrote:
> > On Sat, 2002-11-30 at 18:28, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > 
> >>On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 01:06:41PM -0500, Mark L. Kahnt wrote:
> >>
> >>>Maybe I've just read past this several times in the package list without
> >>>my brain catching what was being said, but what is a good program for
> >>>cloning bootable data CDs? I want to make a couple extra copies of the
> >>>Woody CDs, and with both a burner and a CD-ROM on my box, I'd like to be
> >>>able to just load both up and *copy*, but nothing seems to handle it all
> >>>that well. I know that Xcdroast will clone audio CDs, but that is not my
> >>>goal.
> >>
> >>xcdroast does data, too, you know.
> >>
> >>-- 
> >> .''`.     Baloo <baloo@ursine.dyndns.org>
> >>: :'  :    proud Debian admin and user
> >>`. `'`
> >>  `-  Debian - when you have better things to do than to fix a system
> > 
> > 
> > Okay, I know its messages indicate data, but it refuses to read any cds
> > I put into that drive, data or audio. I consider that a part of the
> > *Alpha* nature of the program, although it could also be a limitation of
> > the Acer CD burner I have, in which case I'm SOL with most any program.
> Is the Acer your second CD drive or your only one? It can be tricky 
> setting up the devices in /dev. Look at the solution in the 
> 'peripherals' section at http://newbiedoc.sourceforge.net/ for 
> installing CDRW and configuring Xcdroast.
> Cheers,
> Chris.
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It is the master on my ide1 bus - would be /dev/hdc if I didn't have it
marked for SCSI emulation (now there is no hdc.) My traditional CD-ROM
drive is /dev/hdd (ie slave on ide1), an old 6x CD drive that predates
the availability of CDDA, but it works fine as a CD-ROM drive otherwise
- I just can't rip .ogg files from it (an entirely different matter that
isn't an issue for me.) I followed the HOWTO for CD burners
intelligently (I've been working with microcomputers for over a quarter
of a century, including coding on the metal and writing o/s code -
device drivers, memory managers, task managers, so I have a couple clues
on this, and can accept that sometimes, hardware just isn't up to the
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