[Ilugc] making bootable cds
- From: rsubr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Raja Subramanian)
- Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 14:17:14 +1100
can someone brief on how to make bootable cds... i have the iso's of
the debian woody cds on my hdd, i wud like to burn them onto cds and
tried burning the first of the six using gnome-toaster... but looks
like the cd hasn't been made bootable...
The debian iso's are already bootable. You just need to burn them
correctly. Here is how I do it (and it works on x86, sparc and ppc) -
cdrecord -fs=16M -v -eject speed=8 dev=0,6,0 -data -pad diskimg.iso
You will need to replace "speed", "dev", and "diskimg.iso" with your own
values. Ensure that the disk image has an "iso" extension.
The debian_on_cd faq has more (including cd writing using windows
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