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Old 04-14-2009, 03:26 PM   #1
speedhunt3r
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creating dvd iso out of cd iso(s) + genisoimage error


hi guys I am following this guide to burn a redhat 9 dvd out of the 3 cds i have.

A couple of things to know:

1)all the isos are in ~/
2)all the folders where the isos are mounted are in ~/
3)the isolinux folder from cd 1 is copied to ~/
4).discinfo is the file copied from cd 1 into ~/
4)this command is being run from ~/

Code:
oj@ubuntupwr:~$ sudo mkisofs -o shrike-i386-dvd.iso -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -c isolinux/boot.cat -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table -R -m TRANS.TBL -x shrike-i386-disc1/.discinfo -x shrike-i386-disc1/isolinux -graft-points shrike-i386-disc1 .discinfo=.discinfo isolinux/=isolinux RedHat/=shrike-i386-disc2/RedHat RedHat/=shrike-i386-disc3/RedHat
I hit enter and text scrolls by a bit fast to track but it stops here..

Code:
Using BONOB000.RPM;1 for  shrike-i386-disc1/RedHat/RPMS/bonobo-conf-devel-0.16-5.i386.rpm (bonobo-conf-0.16-5.i386.rpm)
Using BONOB001.RPM;1 for  shrike-i386-disc1/RedHat/RPMS/bonobo-activation-devel-2.2.0-4.i386.rpm (bonobo-activation-2.2.0-4.i386.rpm)
Using BITMA000.RPM;1 for  shrike-i386-disc1/RedHat/RPMS/bitmap-fonts-cjk-0.3-2.noarch.rpm (bitmap-fonts-0.3-2.noarch.rpm)
Using AUTHC000.RPM;1 for  shrike-i386-disc1/RedHat/RPMS/authconfig-4.3.4-1.i386.rpm (authconfig-gtk-4.3.4-1.i386.rpm)
Using AUDIO000.RPM;1 for  shrike-i386-disc1/RedHat/RPMS/audiofile-devel-0.2.3-6.i386.rpm (audiofile-0.2.3-6.i386.rpm)
Using ALCHE000.RPM;1 for  shrike-i386-disc1/RedHat/RPMS/alchemist-devel-1.0.26-1.i386.rpm (alchemist-1.0.26-1.i386.rpm)
Using BOOT000.CAT;1 for  isolinux/boot.cat (boot.cat)
genisoimage: Error: '(null)' and 'isolinux/boot.cat' have the same Rock Ridge name 'boot.cat'.
Unable to sort directory isolinux
NOTE: multiple source directories have been specified and merged into the root
of the filesystem. Check your program arguments. genisoimage is not tar.
oj@ubuntupwr:~$
I am using this guide here to create DVD iso out of the cds..
The explanation of what the codes does is also on the page.

http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/redhat8-dvd.html


Can anyone tell me what that error means? I know there is no extra space or such before or after -c isoliunx/boot.cat command
 
  


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