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Re: Solved [opensuse] Creating bootable iso
  • From: John Bennett <hornetster@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:55:42 +1000
  • Message-id: <4970599E.8040808@xxxxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. wrote:


On Thursday, 2009-01-15 at 22:04 +1000, John Bennett wrote:

Just wondering how to create a bootable iso file from a bootable cd..?
Not as simple as using mkisofs -o output.iso . ?
I am trying to create a bootable iso file from a bootable CD, to install
an OS in VMWare..

As simple as using dd.

dd if=/dev/dvd of=image.iso

assuming you already have a bootable dvd, yes.

-- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

Excellent! Thanks Carlos.
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