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Re: Burning CDs from ISO image - possible?

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On 1/21/06, David E. Fox <dfox@m206-157.dsl.tsoft.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 17:46:42 -0500
> Chinook <chinook.nr@tds.net> wrote:
> > Take a look at cdrecord (man page). I'm using Gnome, but use Terminal
> > for most things.  I have also created a bootable system image on DVD
> Another data point - I found at least in my experience that growisofs
> is much simpler to use (and even works) compared to trying to get
> cdrecord to write to dvd media. At least that is what I experienced
> when I brought my (then) brand new dual-mode writer home and plugged it
> in.
> K3B has been unusable for me for a very long time. I simply just use
> 1) cdrecord (for music and cd-rom isos)
> 2) cdrdao if I need to burn vcd's
> 3) growisofs for dvd's
> Of the three, cdrdao is more perplexing because I have to remember the
> options each time - or simply use cdr (ctrl-R) in bash to bring up the
> options from the last time I used it. I don't use cdrdao very much.
> Recording/mastering music CDs with cdrecord is nearly as easy as
> mastering ISO images for me, and all I need to do is pass the options
> (-audio -pad) followed by a number of wav files on the command line.
> For data isos from files, though, I find drag & drop a little easier to
> use (using gcombust mostly) since I've found it difficult in the past
> to place a number of files onto a cdrom image using mkisofs
> (*especially* if there are multiple subdirectories involved).
> Mastering a dvd from data files also is possible - but dependent on
> mkisofs - still that irksome issue in trying to make an image from
> (for instance) /home, with a ton of directories and files to look at.
> Perhaps I'm misunderstanding the variant options of mkisofs. k3b or
> gcombust would be useful here, if they could be used for dvd images,
> and I don't see why not, if they can skip the actual step of burning
> the ISO (leave that process to cdrecord or growisofs). Since I got the
> unit, I haven't really tried doing that except for backup purposes -
> and then I used mindi/mondo a few times.
> > Lee C
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