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Old 05-21-2004, 07:46 PM   #1
sethgeekx86
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useing mkisofs to make iso from cd.


how do i use mkisofs a make an iso from a data disk.
 
Old 05-21-2004, 09:25 PM   #2
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If you have the cdrom in postition /mnt/cdrom, you need to mount it first.
mount /mnt/cdrom
change to that directory
cd /mnt/cdrom
Now you can make the iso. In this case, just a data iso and not a bootable one....
mkisofs -R -J -o /home/mycd.iso .
Note: In this case, the period ( . ) is important.
umount /mnt/cdrom

If you want to make a bootable cdrom from the iso, you will need a boot image in there.
 
Old 05-22-2004, 12:54 AM   #3
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dd if=/dev/cdrom of=yourfilename.iso
 
  


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