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Old 04-20-2005, 03:16 AM   #1
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Multi-Boot Live CD


Is it possible to create one CD/DVD with more than one bootable system/OS on it? Can you create partitions on a CD/DVD somehow?

Any details would be much appreciated. It seems like this should be do-able.
 
Old 04-20-2005, 03:33 AM   #2
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See this artical for details - concentration required:
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7233

In short - you prepare a multi-boot pretty much as you would a normal single boot, only you include include all distros and the bootloader info in the image. Mind you - I havn't actually done this myself. I'd consider it easier just to create more than one live CD/DVD ... but I guess there is the advantage of a quick evaluation of several (smaller) distributions.
 
Old 04-20-2005, 03:45 AM   #3
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Hmmm I don't think you could do it with CDR/DVD because I think you would have to write data at diff times on the CD, and you could only write once. Might be possible with CDRW/DVDRW but like Simon stated would not really be worth the trouble. just burn separate CD's

If you find a way... Please share...

KC
 
Old 04-20-2005, 05:58 PM   #4
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take a look at CD Shell: http://www.cdshell.org/
 
Old 04-21-2005, 03:06 AM   #5
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Wow! (nuff said)

(BTW: the Russian Solaris was better than the US remake.)
 
Old 04-21-2005, 11:42 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by kencaz
Hmmm I don't think you could do it with CDR/DVD because I think you would have to write data at diff times on the CD, and you could only write once. Might be possible with CDRW/DVDRW but like Simon stated would not really be worth the trouble. just burn separate CD's
Well then you could do it with a multi-session CD-R and duplicate it.

If you have ANY information, please share.

Forget the amount of trouble. I dont care how much work I have to do to create a master. Ill do it if I have the resources.
 
  


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