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Re: packet writing CD bootable?
  • From: grok <grok@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 19:03:48 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <1083351752.13983.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 11:34, Massimo Dal Zotto wrote:

> > is it possible to make a bootable packet writing CD?
> > How i can make a CD with first session ISO9660 for booting and a second
> > session formatted in packet writing with UDF or eventually EXT fs?

> You can't. The udf filesystem must start at sector 0. You can make a
> multisession cd width udf on the first session and iso9660 on the second
> but in order to make it bootable you have to patch mkudffs so that sector
> 17 is not used by udf and can be overwritten (using dd) with the boot
> catalog. I know that it works beacuse I have done it once.

Gee. Could this be considered a major oversight of the UDF standard?
Could/should a future update of that standard allow for such a
boot-image?


-- grok.





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