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Those cd's are organized so that the installer will know which software is on which cd.
During installation it will ask for CD1 or CD5 ...
That would not work when you reorganize all the data into DVD sized chunks.
It is doable but not without knowing how the installer works (you can let it scan the media AFAIK).
To install you really only need the first (or the first few) CD's. If you have a working internet connection you could do the rest using that.
Make a copy of the first ISO representing disk 1. Once you have done that, use an application that will allow you to open and modify the copied ISO. From within Windows, I use MagicISO to accomplish this task.
From there, I combine the remaining disks into the single ISO file. In the case of Oracle Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Red Hat, and other RHEL clones, only the Server or Client directories in disks 2 through 5 will be populated with files.
In this example, take disk 2’s files from the Server directory and combine them into disk 1’s Server directory. Do the same for disk 3 and so on. The other directories will be empty, but open them to make sure.
Under each disk, there is a file named .diskinfo that contains information similar to below.
Enterprise Linux Server 5
The number listed on the fourth line represents the disk number. Now, in the ISO that contains all of the files from the other disks (the file size should now be close to 2.6GB), change the file .diskinfo to show other disks as shown below.
Enterprise Linux Server 5
With the combined ISO and modified .diskinfo file, save the new ISO. Do a Linux ls or a Windows dir command to verify the file size.
Presuming the diskinfo information is available on the Debian CDs, you would create the iso in Linux by creating a directory on your hard drive. You then would copy the information from several CDs into this directory, creating the appropriate structure for your final DVD. You then would make the diskinfo changes that were appropriate.
Then, using K3B, you would write this directory to your DVD, or you could write it to an iso file on the hard drive.