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Re: Can't build bootable install dvd on 5.0

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 08:38:00PM +0000, wrote:
> [su]: file /usr/src/BUILD_OBJ/BIGBOX/releasedir/iso/i386cd.iso 
> /usr/src/BUILD_OBJ/BIGBOX/releasedir/iso/i386cd.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM 
> filesystem data 'NETBSD_501_PATCH ' (bootable) 
> bigbox[su]: ls -l /usr/src/BUILD_OBJ/BIGBOX/releasedir/iso/ 
> total 170096 
> -r--r--r-- 1 root wheel 174108672 Aug 25 10:57 i386cd.iso 

Yes, that is final ISO image.

> > The ".iso" file will be build in the "iso" subdirectory of the 
> > release directory (which you configure with the "-R" option). 
> I changed -R to -r, it seemed reasonable. 

I was talking about the "-R" option of "".

> [sh}: mkisofs -o /tmp/cd1a -b i386cd.iso -l -J -r -allow-leading-dots \ 
> /usr/src/BUILD_OBJ/BIGBOX/releasedir/iso 

You do *not* need to use "mkisofs". The ".iso" file is a bootable
ISO image that you can write to a CD or DVD media.

> I seem to be having a senior week. Where am I going wrong with this? 

See above.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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