Comments on: How To Properly Create And Burn CD/DVD ISO Images From The Command Line Linux. GNU. Freedom. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:04:15 +0000 hourly 1 By: njorl Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:57:48 +0000 ISO Image Capture (including bad disc recovery)

Problem Disc:
xorriso -outdev /dev/sr0 -check_media use=outdev sector_map="$HOME"/cdrom_sector_map data_to="$HOME"/cdrom_copy.iso abort_file="$HOME"/cdrom_copy_abort --

Decent Disc (cmd trimmed down from above):
xorriso -outdev /dev/sr0 -check_media use=outdev data_to="$HOME"/cdrom_copy.iso

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By: Dinar Qurbanov Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:31:06 +0000 hello. how to correctly calculate md5 of cd, (to compare it with md5 of iso file?) there are 2 methods in . do not you know better way?

By: Dominik Honnef Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:18:12 +0000 Shouldn't the DVD drive itself, and thus the drivers in the kernel, take care of detecting errors in the first place?

By: Jan Gutter Tue, 27 Sep 2011 07:39:31 +0000 Sorry to burst your bubble, but it turns out that it's actually:

$ wodim -v -eject cdimage.iso # NO!

$ wodim -v -eject padsize=63s -pad -dao cdimage.iso # YES!

Why the padding? Turns out that a lot of distributed .iso's haven't been created with proper padding (I'm looking at YOU, Ubuntu!). -dao and padding helps with CD drives can't handle data that ends abruptly. For more info, check out: