"Most of us know about cdrecord and mkisofs and front-ends
to those two tools. These tools are very powerful and can do alot
of things but one thing they aren't able to do is record an exact
copy of a compact disc."
"Let's take a look at a situation where these tools are
insufficient and then I will discuss the cdrdao program, it's
installation and useage. But before I do, let me give you a common
"I had a Debian GNU/Linux cd-rom that I had purchased over the
internet. Loving Debian and having a cd-recorder, I wanted to make
copies of it."