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Jun 142010

Create ISO image from CD-ROM in Linux


1. Put the CD in your CDROM

2. umount the CD if it was mounted automatically (assume the current mount point is at /mnt/cdrom, you can type the mount command to check if your are not sure)

# umount /mnt/cdrom

3. Create the ISO image

# dd if=/dev/cdrom of=/tmp/cd.iso