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Re: Thanks; introductions; my question.

On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 07:44:55PM -0500, dircha wrote:
> Pigeon wrote:
> >On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 10:51:16PM -0500, dircha wrote:
> >The case for (b) is inaccurate... the filesystem *will* be readable
> >under Windoze, but will contain a whole bunch of files and directories
> >as opposed to a single file called something.iso.
> >
> >I'm betting it's (a), and all you need to do is copy the .iso file
> >back off the CD onto your hard disk, then burn another CD from the
> >file on the hard disk, but this time tell Nero to burn it as an image.
> I stand corrected. Is the Debian installer image just a ISO9660 file 
> system? I guess I've never (myself, explicitly) mounted (or "loaded", as 
> it were) one under Linux or Windows; I ordered my Woody CDs by mail back 
> when and went from there.

Yes... AFAIK there is nothing else that it could possibly be.

If you do mount it you'll find there are even some DOS executables in
it, such as RAWRITE2.EXE, so you can make boot floppies if you've got
an old M$ machine that won't boot from CD.


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