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Old 01-21-2006, 11:38 AM   #1
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howto burn .img file on linux


Hi

Does anyone know which is a good free softwar for FC3 to burn an .img file roughly 4gig onto a dvd?

Thanks.
 
Old 01-21-2006, 11:56 AM   #2
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Why not just use a Live CD?

Booting from a CD/DVD require additional resiurces on top of the standard FC3 installation. The Linux isn't muct good if everything is read-ony!

If it is just a backup then just burn the data part instead of the operating system.
 
Old 01-21-2006, 12:27 PM   #3
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Look at kiso from http://kiso.sourceforge.net/info_ks.php to convert img to iso. Then burn it using k3b.

Not sure if it will work but years ago I renamed an image file to another extension that rsj cdwriter under OS/2 used. Might rename from *.img to *.iso. Been a long time ago so I can not remember the exactly what I went from to what went to.

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Thanks for reply guys ... I tried renaming .img to .iso then tried to use k3b but after k3b does a md5 check i cant start the recording. I dont know why but "start" button is shaded out so i cant use it. I cant even pick the correct device to burn on drop down menu is shaded out too. I wonder if kernel needs tweaking im using 2.6.9-1.667

I wonder also if theres anything out there besides k3b ?

Thanks
 
Old 01-21-2006, 02:41 PM   #5
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Lots of cd/dvd burning tools. Use http://www.google.com/linux to search around. I just perfer k3b or use the command line commands which is what k3b uses. K3B is just a gui interface to standard burning commands like cdrecord, cdroa, and others.
 
Old 01-22-2006, 08:17 AM   #6
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A command line solution is:
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growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd /path/to/iso
 
Old 02-02-2006, 06:26 AM   #7
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Renaming it into .iso always does the trick for me.
 
  


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