Brenden Sgalio on Thu, 11 Jan 2001 12:30:26 -0500 (EST)

[Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: [PLUG] booting from ISO

Yes, this looks to be the problem.  The MyCD 2.5
software that came with my HP-9100 cd-writer
does not have that option, seems as though I'll be
shopping for some new software.


----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Jonas <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 11:56 AM
Subject: Re: [PLUG] booting from ISO

> On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 11:37:46AM -0500, Brenden Sgalio wrote:
> > Do I have to process the raw .iso image somehow before
> > the install program will recognise it?
> Ack!  Does the CD contain just a single file ending in .iso?  :)
> An .iso is similar to the floppy disc images that are on the CD, in that
> they contain a bit-by-bit image of what's on the CD, including directory
> structure and all that.  It doesn't contain that *data*, it contains the
> actual *filesystem*.
> Basically, you need to tell your CD-recording software that you don't want
> to burn that *file*, but that you want to burn the *image* contained
> within the file.  A bit more information on how to do this on Linux,
> Windows, and MacOS is available at <>.
> If I've misunderstood the problem, let me know.  :)
> --
> Bill Jonas                | "In contrast to the What You See Is What You
>        |  Get (WYSIWYG) philosophy, UNIX is the You
> |  Asked For It, You Got It operating system."
>    |  --Scott Lee, as quoted by Lamb and Robbins
> ______________________________________________________________________
> Philadelphia Linux Users Group       -
> Announcements-
> General Discussion  -

Philadelphia Linux Users Group       -
General Discussion  -