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Old 05-18-2006, 08:14 PM   #1
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burn multiple iso's to single DVD?


I downloaded the five install iso's and the add-ons .iso for SUSE 10.1 and installed it. Is it possible to copy the contents of all the CDs to a common folder, then burn the contents of the folder to a DVD, thereby allowing me to boot/install Linux without having to swap CDs? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-18-2006, 08:31 PM   #2
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not in the way that you are suggesting (it's not quite that simple)... but you can accomplish what you're talking about if you follow this HOWTO

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Old 05-18-2006, 08:53 PM   #3
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If you already have a different Linux system to work with, you can use unionfs.

(1) Install unionfs
(2) Mount each of the 5 iso images (as a loop device) to a seperate mountpoint
(3) Use unionfs to create a union directory of all five mountpoints
(4) Burn you DVD from the union

For additional background and details, see: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7714

Scroll down the page to the section labeled "Merging Distribution ISO Images"
 
Old 05-21-2006, 12:57 PM   #4
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I found a DVD .iso that includes all 5 CDs and the add-on CD at "en.opensuse.org/download". Thanks for replying!
 
  


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