Subject: Re: ISO image
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Bernd Sieker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/02/2000 15:13:33
On 02.11.00, 10:11:01, Eric Delcamp wrote:
> Hi !
> How can I burn the ISO image found on ftp.smaug.fh-regensburg.de ?
> I only have NeroNBurningROM under Win2k.
> I think I could do it, just need to know what kind of image it is (Mode 1,2,
An iso image is not in any particular mode, it's just the file system
as specified by the ISO standard 9660. It could also be used on a hard
disk, and can in fact the image as such can be mounted directly using
the vnode device (see vnconfig(8) and vnd(4)).
CD-ROM data tracks (for which, unlike Audio-CDs, data integrity must
absolutely be ensured) are always in mode 1. I think any CD-ROM
writing program should be smart enough to default to mode 1 when given
The only Data-CD-ROMs I know of whose data tracks are _not_ in Mode 1
are PlayStation-CDs, which, according to cdrdao, are in
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