readdvd is released under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE.
NAMEreaddvd - is creating an image of your source dvd media or medias even if it has / they have corrupted blocks
SYNOPSISreaddvd [-l] [-h]
readdvd -d DEVICE1 [-d DEVICE2] [-d ...] -o file.iso [-s #] [-v] [-vv]
DESCRIPTIONreaddvd reads even a corrupted dvd and writes the the result into a new image file on your harddisk.
DEVICEcan be an IDE, SCSI, SATA, USB or FireWire connected optical drive. Not all SATA controller support all Plextor features.
/dev/hdX: IDE device
/dev/scdX: Linux 2.4: SATA, SCSI, USB device, or IDE device via ide-scsi emulation
/dev/srX: Linux 2.6: IDE device via new ATA layer, SCSI or USB device
/dev/cd: SCSI device
/dev/acd: ATA device
C:,D:,E:, ... X:,Y:,Z:
-l scan busses for all available CD and DVD devices
-h help shows available options.
write data to imagefile named file.iso
-s # read source media with selected speed
-v use verbose mode
-vv use extended verbose mode
INTERACTIVE MODUSq stop reading media and exit
w save sector map which is currently read and continue with the next one
EXAMPLESreaddvd -d /dev/sr0 -o filename.iso -s 8 -v
create an image filename.bin of inserted media in device /dev/sr0 with read speed 8 in verbose mode.
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