CD-DVD Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 2.20, by Dr. Herong Yang
"readcd" - Read Raw Data From CD
This section describes a tutorial on how to read raw data from a CD-ROM by sector locations.
Another tool in the "cdrtools" package is called "readcd", which allows you to read raw data from any CD-ROM by given sector locations. "readcd" takes an option called "sectors=<start>-<end+1>".
Here is what I did to read the sector on CD where the README.TXT file is located.
C:\>\local\cdrtools\isoinfo dev=0,0,0 -l | find "README.TXT" ---------- 0 0 0 1733 Dec 11 2006 [32841 00] README.TXT;1 C:\>\local\cdrtools\readcd dev=0,0,0 sectors=32841-32842 -f \temp\readme.txt Read speed: 1764 kB/s (CD 10x, DVD 1x). Write speed: 2823 kB/s (CD 16x, DVD 2x). Capacity: 33034 Blocks = 66068 kBytes = 64 MBytes = 67 prMB Sectorsize: 2048 Bytes Copy from SCSI (0,0,0) disk to file '\temp\readme.txt' end: 32842 addr: 32842 cnt: 1 Time total: 2.283sec Read 2.00 kB at 0.9 kB/sec. C:\>type \temp\readme.txt | more Introduction This E228WFP.INF file is a digitally signed driver that supports the following Dell monitor in Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP and x64 operating systems and Windows(R) Vista operating systems: Dell E228WFP Installation Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP and x64 Operating System ...
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