Subject: Re: How to make a bootable i386 installation CD
To: Markus Illenseer <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/13/1998 08:06:49
Markus Illenseer wrote
> > The resulting CD is bootable by most PCs with a recent BIOS and an
> > ATAPI CD drive.  It will boot into sysinst just like the install
> > floppy, and you will be able to do an "install from CD" using the
> > default distribution file path.
>  This is how I burnt the Gateway! Vol. 3 CD-ROM; user echo has been postive.
> Next issue of the CD-ROM will probably use Joliet, as it supports long 
> filenames for Windows and still works fine for standard ISO 9660.

Hmm, I've burnt a CD in Joliet format using Adaptec EasyCD and the
result was that all names > 8.3 of length were truncated.

cheerio Berndt
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