backup your playstation game using rip

$ cdrdao read-cd --read-raw --datafile FILE_NAME.bin --device /dev/cdrom --driver generic-mmc-raw FILE_NAME.toc
Sample Output
root@robby:/home/gnu# cdrdao read-cd --read-raw --datafile z.bin --device /dev/cdrom --driver generic-mmc-raw z.toc
Cdrdao version 1.2.2 - (C) Andreas Mueller <andreas@daneb.de>
  SCSI interface library - (C) Joerg Schilling
  Paranoia DAE library - (C) Monty

Check http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/drives.html#dt for current driver tables.

Using libscg version 'ubuntu-0.8ubuntu1'

/dev/cdrom: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-H12N	Rev: UL01
Using driver: Generic SCSI-3/MMC (raw writing) - Version 2.0 (options 0x0000)

Reading toc and track data...

Track   Mode    Flags  Start                Length
------------------------------------------------------------
 1      DATA    4      00:00:00(     0)     62:56:70(283270)
 2      AUDIO   0      62:56:70(283270)     03:01:31( 13606)
Leadout AUDIO   0      65:58:26(296876)

PQ sub-channel reading (data track) is supported, data format is BCD.
Raw P-W sub-channel reading (data track) is supported.
PQ sub-channel reading (audio track) is supported, data format is BCD.
Raw P-W sub-channel reading (audio track) is supported.
Copying data track 1 (MODE2_RAW): start 00:00:00, length 62:54:70 to "z.bin"...
Copying audio tracks 2-2: start 62:56:70, length 03:01:31 to "z.bin"...
Track 2...
Found 26 Q sub-channels with CRC errors.
Reading of toc and track data finished successfully.

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By: eastwind
2009-09-24 14:19:22

What Others Think

And how would I go about restoring said backup? Would it be read by a PlayStation{1,2,3}? Also, can this be used to duplicate games in case I damage one of my CDs?
kaedenn · 469 weeks and 2 days ago
It should also work for audio cds. You can use cdrdao to burn the backup. http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-258392.html http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Manage-CD-Images-in-Linux-39806.shtml
dooblem · 435 weeks and 2 days ago
Another interesting link: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cdrdao
dooblem · 435 weeks and 2 days ago

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