Service for converting CD-ROMs into ISO files?

Jon Elson elson at
Sat May 4 15:51:26 CDT 2019

On 05/04/2019 01:38 PM, ben via cctalk wrote:
> On 5/4/2019 8:15 AM, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> thought a CD-ROM (data CD) *is* an ISO image.  So I would 
> expect all you need to do is make an image copy of the 
> disk.  On Unix systems that's trivial, just use the "dd" 
> command to copy /dev/whatever to myfile.iso.
Or, better than that, just put it in just about any computer 
and read the files, copy to a directory on hard drive, etc.  
The ISO-9660 format was designed to be OS-agnostic, so you 
can read the files on any OS.


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