LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-09-2005, 05:12 AM   #1
bruse
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: internet
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 821

Rep: Reputation: 30
cd+floppy------->dd (please help me)


i am using mandrake 10.0.+KDE.

i resently problem with my cdrw and floppy.

a importand data on the cdrw.

but the cd having error on some track and sector.

i have to copy first 150MB of the cd. and then 170MB to 420MB.

how to achive this.?

and how to locate the error in device?i mean where is it?

how to fix the error ??

when i put cdrw in the drive. there is a iput/output error .!!

is there any command in linux to find the error in the cd or floppy.

and i need to know the position of the error in a device.??


please any one help me.../
 
Old 04-10-2005, 01:26 AM   #2
idontdowindough
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: N. Idaho
Distribution: Libranet, SuSE, Knoppix
Posts: 15

Rep: Reputation: 0
Just some general stuff; may not answer all your questions, but can maybe help. I generally use SuSE, have used Mandrake only 3X. One reason you may be having cd problems is you may not have permissions as user to access the device. Login as "root" and go into the "Drake" administrative center (sorry I don't know the correct name). There are two sections in there that can help. One has to do with the CD ROM (go here first), and the other with users and groups. You should see the things that you need in there. You need to give yourself permission as user to access the cdrom drive to read at least so you have to make yourself a member of the cd group. Personally, when I am writing a CD I always change to root user, it tends to avoid errors, and I bring up k3b, get my data together, and then put in the cd at the same time clicking the burn icon. I hope this helps. It's a start at least. Someone with more experience with Mandrake will be able to give you more specifics. Best to you!
 
Old 04-10-2005, 01:33 AM   #3
bruse
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: internet
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 821

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
thanks..make use of the dd command can we rescue the corrupted data..!!
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Floppy problem: inable to find floppy vasanthraghavan Linux - Hardware 1 07-03-2005 10:34 PM
Just installed Fedora, fatal error when it looks for floppy, i have no floppy Zieroth Linux - Software 18 07-19-2004 07:42 PM
Debian Woody floppy install problems with ATAPI floppy jturnicate Linux - Newbie 0 02-17-2004 10:45 AM
Internal floppy to USB Floppy kbvaldez Linux - Newbie 0 08-21-2003 12:11 PM
Floppy disk fail to boot when install suse 8 with boot from floppy ffang Linux - Newbie 0 08-18-2003 09:44 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:22 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration