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Re: dd: error reading '/dev/sr0': Input/output error


md wrote:
> > libdvdread: Attempting to retrieve all CSS keys

Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> Didn't these messages about CSS keys ring a bell in anybody's mind ?

In hindsight, yes.

> Check the kernel logs with dmesg.

This yielded a nice theory about libdvdcss and not going to jail.

md wrote:
> Using an old PATA-to-USB cable, I attached a 15 year old PATA DVD Drive to
> the SATA based computer I've been using.  With this drive (/dev/sr1), dd
> seems to working fine without having to precede it with dvdbackup -M.

But aren't those copied sectors still scrambled ?
(Can you play all the video files that were copied ?)

Have a nice day :)