Re: making a DVD bootable
On Tue, 07 Feb 2012 21:23:48 +0000, richard wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Feb 2012 20:54:28 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Tue, 07 Feb 2012 19:07:54 +0000, richard wrote:
>> > I have a DVD thats been sent to me that should be bootable, but isnt,
>> > it is appendable, how do I make it bootable, I thought maybe make an
>> > image of the files on the DVD, but not sure hw to
>> "Appendable"? You mean the disc was not finalized? :-?
>> What kind of information/data contains that DVD? Is it commercial
>> media, a linux distribution...? Is it +/-RW?
>> I've never had any success when closing optical media that was burned
>> from different sources but if the contained data is really bootable you
>> should be able to create an ISO image from that DVD and proceed with a
>> usual burning session in a new DVD media.
> That was from media info in K3B:-
> Type: DVD-R Sequential
> Media ID: MBI 01RG40
> Capacity: 510:38:38 min (4.4 GiB)
> Used Capacity: 434:42:42 min (3.7 GiB)
> Remaining: 75:55:71 min (667.4 MiB)
> Rewritable: no
> Appendable: yes
> Empty: no
> Layers: 1
> Sessions: 1
> Supported writing speeds: 3.0x (4155 KB/s) 4.0x (5540 KB/s)
> 6.0x (8310 KB/s)
> 8.0x (11080 KB/s)
> I'm trying to fix a screwed up partition on the laptop
With this media? :-?
> The DVD has a copy of something like coca-cola companies lemonade on it
> but the person who copied it did not make it bootable. Not that I use
> it just I like anything on a machine to work.
> not too cryptic I hope.
I don't know what you mean here by "bootable". If the disc was not
finalized your DVD reader can experience difficulties for accessing it,
although the data on it is indeed bootable.