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Old 01-26-2006, 07:38 PM   #16
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you need to burn the iso as an image

for the command line
first type in
# cdrecord -scanbus

it should give you some info about the device, something like 0,4,0 <<- followed by the device info. then set the device below to match yours

cdrecord -v -pad speed=1 dev=0,4,0 /home/me/myiso.iso

this will burn it from the prompt, otherwise look at the options for your burning app for burn iso or image
Old 01-26-2006, 07:55 PM   #17
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Yeah, I discovered my error. I said I wanted to make a "data disk." In an rather unprofessional workaround, I found that just double-clicking on the iso prompts the right behaviour in KIII (or whatever exactly the want to call it).

Burning my disks now.

Old 01-26-2006, 08:55 PM   #18
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You've burned the iso file on as a file, you need to tell the burning program that it should see the ISO file as an image and put the contents of that file on the disk. In k3b (the burning program in KDE) you go Tools->CD->Burn CD IMage
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All right

Thank you, everybody.

I have installed Mandriva and I am connected. All I need to do is go back and make sure my Windows partition was not somehow goofed up during the install.




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