extreme newbie

isen isen at cyberspace.org
Fri Nov 30 13:17:14 PST 2001

I'm sorry if this is a stupid question, but did you run mkisofs on an .img file
or on the / filesystem?


On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Brent Harding wrote:

> I had to use a gig of space or so to get it all built. I used resize2fs to
> make it down to 640000 blocks, leaving some space left. I want to burn to
> CD, cdrw's are slow but both reader and writer in my machine will read
> them. When I ran mkisofs image | cdrecord blank=fast speed=4 dev=0,0 - 
> I just got a file named image on the disk. I want to boot the kernel on the
> disk when I pop the CD in, which is in /boot/bzImage, but how do I turn the
> ext2 image in to an iso CD image to burn? I happened to back up the disk
> before erasing it by doing
> dd if=/dev/cdrom1 of=image
> It burnt back in tact by going
> cdrecord blank=fast speed=4 dev=0,0 image

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