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sxa 02-05-2004 09:24 PM

Burning Slackware ISOs
I downloaded the Slackware ISOs, and a want to burn them using GnomeToaster, but I need to know what steps to take to insure that the burn goes smoothly, and that its burnt to where it will work like an install disk..

Allen614 02-05-2004 10:36 PM

cdrecord -v speed=5 dev=0,0,0 -data /path/to/foo.iso

Just an idea. I've burnt data CDs including three different Slackware versions with the cdrecord format above and have yet to make a coaster.

J.W. 02-06-2004 01:36 AM

I agree with Allen614 - the key is to set the speed parameter to a modest value rather than to the max that your CD-RW claims to support. The CLI is a great way to burn, and as long as you keep the speed down the chances of coasters is minimal -- J.W.

sxa 02-06-2004 07:12 AM

The CD just started burning.. thanks guys. I will get back to you all this afternoon with results of the two burns and such..

Thanks again!

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