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Old 12-24-2004, 12:38 AM   #1
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Converting MDF/MDS image files to iso?


Is it possible to converting mdf/mds image files to iso under linux, if not is there a way to mount mdf files in linux?

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Old 02-28-2009, 02:12 PM   #2
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iaf

wget http://prdownload.berlios.de/iat/iat-0.1.3-src.tar.bz2
bunzip2 iat-0.1.3-src.tar.bz2
cd iat
./configure && make && sudo make install

iaf CD.mdf CD.iso

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Is it possible to converting mdf/mds image files to iso under linux, if not is there a way to mount mdf files in linux?

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Old 09-18-2009, 11:08 PM   #3
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Another useful option is 'mdf2iso'

If you have Debian and/or Ubuntu you only have to do

apt-get install mdf2iso

to install it.

The usage is very simple: mdf2iso image.mdf image.iso

Check this link: http://www.sysadmindepot.com/Linux/WorkingWithISOImages for other useful conversions to ISO programs.

Regards,
 
Old 10-16-2009, 03:08 PM   #4
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Hello,

What is better mdf2iso or iat?

Is it possible to convert if from command line?
I tried this way:

# mount -o loop -t iso9660 *.mdf /mnt/mdf
but...
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop/0,
missing codepage or helper program, or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
 
Old 10-16-2009, 03:37 PM   #5
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I believe iat is newer and a replacement for mdf2iso. So use iat.

Also realize that the OP is from 2004.
 
Old 10-16-2009, 04:48 PM   #6
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Yes. mdf2iso is deprecated, it doesn't work in a lot of circumstances.

Either use iat to convert the image or use cdemu to mount it.
 
Old 10-17-2009, 10:02 AM   #7
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Thank you guys.
I emerged app-cdr/iat and converted my *.mdf file to *.iso
Code:
$ iat --iso --input=*.mdf -o *.iso
 
  


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