Dvdisaster

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dvdisaster

http://www.dvdisaster.com/en/index.html
Helps recover unreadable sections on damaged disks

'dvdisaster provides a margin of safety against data loss on CDs and DVDs caused by scratches or aging. It creates error correction codes to compensate read errors which are not correctable in the CD/DVD drive. It also reads as much data as possible from defective media; typically, it handles up to 10% unreadable sectors (relative to the overall medium capacity) using its error correction code. Hardware requirements for running 'dvdisaster' include:

-x86 compatible hardware in 32bit mode
-an up-to-date CD or DVD drive with ATAPI or SCSI interface
-at least a P4 at 2Ghz or comparable processor
-file system without the 2GB size limit for handling DVD images

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Licensing

License

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Notes

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Janet Casey

Verified on

1 October 2004




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Carsten Gnörlich Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:cgnoerlich@users.berlios.de
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/dvdisaster


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLinux kernel 2.6.7 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 February 2018.



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