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Re: OT: buring iso images onto CD-R from DVD



On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 23:19 +0000, jack wallen wrote:
> I've been searching and trying and searching and trying but have come up
> with a bunch of failures. so i thought i'd ask this list:
> 
> i have a distro on a DVD that i'd like to pull off and put onto a
> regular CD (because my laptop won't read DVDs). i've tried the readcd
> command and all sorts of other commands but when i try to burn the iso
> onto CD (using K3B) it's always telling me that the iso is not really an
> iso.
> 
> does anyone know how (or if) this can be done?

Let's see if it really is an ISO file. What does the "file" command
think of your ISO file?

For example:
$ file FC4-i386-DVD.iso
FC4-i386-DVD.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data 'FC/4 i386 DVD #9
' (bootable)

Paul.


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