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

Tosh toshlinux at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 17:10:27 UTC 2009

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Could it be this simple?
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> Can you do this?  I have not found the options to get this to happen.
>> 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.
> According to:
> http://en.kioskea.net/faq/sujet-1209-creating-an-iso-image-under-linux
> dd if=/dev/hdd of=mycd.iso
> So I figured out that my cdr/dvdr is hdb (k3b tells me so), so I try:
> dd if=/dev/hdb of=mycd.iso
> and get the errors:
> dd: reading `/dev/hdb': Input/output error
> 0+0 records in
> 0+0 records out
> 0 bytes (0 B) copied, 0.0468789 seconds, 0.0 kB/s
> The gnome panel shows the CD icon but the options are only to play the
> CD or eject it.
> I tried a umount /dev/hdb but am told it is not mounted per mtab.
> Any ideas?
yes normally it should be that simple
did you run the command as root?

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