Quoting Julian Snitow (jsnitow at gmail.com): > To my delight, running ``md5sum /dev/cdrom'' gives the correct > checksum for the iso image. Isn't that cool? > Is there any reason why I couldn't or shouldn't just do ``cp > /dev/cdrom foo.iso'' to get the iso image? Should work. I do the analogous action with "cat", and it works fine every time.