Subject: Re: cdrom newfs
To: Markus Illenseer <markus@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
From: Brad Midgley <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/30/1995 10:44:51
On Thu, 30 Mar 1995, Markus Illenseer wrote:

>  mkisofs 1.3 does the job (carefull on low-endian systems, mkisofs has a bug).
>  Use vnconfig to mount the image to a virtual device and the normal mount -t cd9660
> to finally mount the virtual CD.

What is the bug?  I've used it under linux (intel) quite a lot (!)

>  I don't know how to burn the CD, but I'd guess you would simply copy the image
> to the burner using 'dd if=myimage of=/dev/somescsi bs=64KB'

I would really be interested to know definitively how to use a CDR 
to burn a disk under unix.

> > a fsck fore iso-9660 (+rockridge) would also very nice :-)
>  A what? You dont want that.

isovfy (comes with mkisofs) does some verification of the image.  It 
won't try to fix it of course (that's why Markus is questioning your