[CentOS] Creating an iso image of a audio CD with K3B

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Jan 13 02:29:27 UTC 2009


Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>   
>> Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
>>   
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 19:31, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>>>   
>>>     
>>>       
>>>> So far I have seen how to read the Audio CD and make a directory of WAV
>>>> files with a control file for later burning to CD, but I want an iso
>>>> image that I can archive and burn audio CDs to use as they get used up.
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>>>         
>>> No.
>>>
>>> The name "iso" comes from ISO-9660, which is the standard that defines
>>> how *data* CDs work.
>>>
>>> See here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_9660
>>>
>>> So, you can only have an "iso" for a data CD, not for an audio CD.
>>>
>>> I believe many CD writing programs (especially graphical ones like
>>> Nero) can create a "project" to burn an audio CD, and maybe some of
>>> them can "export" this project in form of one big file that has all
>>> the contents in it, but this file won't be an "iso", it will be an
>>> exported project for that specific program. AFAIK there is no standard
>>> for this, in fact, I don't even know if any of the CD burning programs
>>> actually can do this.
>>>   
>>>     
>>>       
>> It seems once upon a time I did this. But as I think about it, it was 
>> probably a CD of pictures. THat is data...
>>
>>   
>>     
>>> What is it that you're trying to do? If all you want is to distribute
>>> the files as a single big/huge file download, maybe you should create
>>> a zipfile with the wav's inside. It would still require the receiving
>>> end to manually unzip it and burn it, but it might be closer to what
>>> you're trying to accomplish.
>>>     
>>>       
>> I want a single archived file so that as the CD gets used and abused, I 
>> can easily burn a new one, just as easy it is to make a CD of a data iso 
>> image.
>>     
>
> Oh, I should add the closest I have come to this is:
>
> cdrdao read-cd --device /dev/hdb --datafile musicimage.bin musicimage-toc
>   

So I went ahead and copied the CD with this command. Then I opened k3b 
and started an Audio Project and it did not know what to do with either 
the -toc or the .bin. So I would have to stay with the command line to 
burn a CD.

> that is 2 files. Then I can burn a CD with:
>
> cdrdao write --device /dev/hdb musicimage-toc
>
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