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Old 08-30-2005, 07:51 AM   #1
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mkisofs: Error - boot image './isolinux/isolinux.bin' has not an allowable size.

Hi there
I took the first CD of RHEL 4 copied it the local directory and added my kickstart file to the root dir. Now I want to burn the CD again, this is what I do and this is what I get:
$ mkisofs -r -o rhel.iso -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -c isolinux/ ./
INFO: UTF-8 character encoding detected by locale settings.
Assuming UTF-8 encoded filenames on source filesystem,
use -input-charset to override.
Unknown file type (unallocated) ./.. - ignoring and continuing.
Using RELEA000.HTM;1 for /RELEASE-NOTES-pt_BR.html (RELEASE-NOTES-U1-pt_BR.html)
Size of boot image is 20 sectors -> mkisofs: Error - boot image './isolinux/isolinux.bin' has not an allowable size.

Can anyone help?
Old 08-30-2005, 08:09 AM   #2
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this had fixed it
-no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4
Old 05-15-2007, 09:19 AM   #3
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Hi, This worked to me too.

If the boot image is not an image of a floppy, you need to add one of the options: -hard-disk-boot or -no-emul-boot.

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Old 05-05-2016, 02:22 AM   #4
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With above mentioned flags given also, i am getting same error.


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