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Old 09-11-2003, 01:27 PM   #1
shanenin
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something funny


I have been spending time(sometimes many hours) eveyday for over a month(6 or so weeks) learning how to use linux. I need to send back my harddrive for hopefully free warranty repair. I just realized I have no idea how to copy to cd-r. Looks like I need to do some research. Even the simple things are not so simple. That is o.k..
 
Old 09-11-2003, 02:22 PM   #2
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Well I don't know what distribution you own but me that I have a RH9 and using the program xcdroast I find it really easy to write cd's.
 
Old 09-11-2003, 02:34 PM   #3
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mkisofs -r -o isoname.iso [files to put in iso]
cdrecord -dev=[numbers returned by cdrecord -scanbus] -speed=8 isoname.iso

iirc that should create a cd image of your files called isoname.iso and then burn it at 8x speed. i havnt done it in a while though so i might be wrong
 
Old 09-12-2003, 07:01 AM   #4
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K3b, if you have it, is a good GUI burner program. It does all the mkisofs and cdrecord commands for you in the GUI.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 09:00 PM   #5
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Great sig geoff_f.
 
Old 09-13-2003, 12:30 AM   #6
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Hi 2damncommon - yes, I like it; because it's sooooo true!
 
  


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