Re: creating a cd-image
thanks for your help!
I want to set up a server (at home), and there is no cd-drive in it - I
won't need a cd-drive in there anyway. but just in case I want to
install extra packages I thought I'd just put the iso-images on the hdd
and install all the packages as usual using apt-get.
I'm pretty sure mkisofs is what I was looking for....
Philipp Bliedung <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
I want to create images off the potato cds. Which program could I use?
Well, if you're looking to just make images (copies) from the CDs, I believe
that readcd should work. (it comes with the cdrecord package)
After I have these images I just have to edit /etc/fstab and add the
location, mount point, type and options, right?
It depends on what you're doing with them. Are you creating a personalized
Of course I have to edit /etc/apt/sources.list too, but then I would be able
to mount these images like any other device or partition?
Hmmmmm... this isn't something I've attempted, but I'm _thinking_ that you
should be able to use the loopback device to mount the images made by
I hope I haven't thrown you too far off track. =0)