The plan was to have the duper image DVDs and do the transcoding later on something with a bit more horsepower (I think the duper is 500MHz, and it has three drives, transcoding three DVDs at once.... ouch).

Unfortunately, when I ran a disc through the process to test, after a sufficient amount of time .... there was no ISO in the folder. No idea why. So DD is running *again*, manually this time, and with a little more logging. Maybe I'll figure out why it failed. If it succeeds, uh, I guess I put in some logic to check for an ISO when it's done, so it can move unimaged discs to the fail pile instead of the output spindle.

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Why did it succeed? Something random? Or because I was running it in the foreground? Did it consume too much of some resource while in the background and get killed? How would I figure that out?

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