Creating ISO image question (PROBLEM SOLVED)
satimis at yahoo.com
Wed May 19 07:12:21 PDT 2004
Tks for your advice.
You understand my need completely. Problem is now
solved as stated at the bottom of this posting.
> I believe that in case 1) you want to see the
> directory usr on the final CD containing
> subdirectory home etc.
> And in instance 2) you want to see the
> directory user-A on the final CD containing
> document-AAA etc.
> In the command
> mkisofs -r -J -o cd_image.iso dir/
> the directory 'dir' does not actually appear on the
> CD. At the top level the CD would contain the files
> and subdirectories appearing in 'dir/'.
> To get the full sequence
> to appear on the CD you would need
> mkisofs -r -J -o cd_image.iso /usr/home/
> But unfortaunately this will include all under home;
> just user-A/document-AAA. The simplest way to
> achieve what I
> believe you want in instance 2) is to create a
> temporary tree of
> what you want to see on the CD:
> mkdir tree
> mkdir tree/user-A
> cp -Rp /usr/home/user-A/document-AAA tree/user-A
> mkisofs -r -J -o cd_image.iso tree
> (The mkisofs options are just an example -- probably
> not what you
> Now you can remove the temporary tree:
> rm -R tree
I don't expect it would be so complicate on FreeBSD.
It is rather simple on Linux.
> You might be able to avoid this copying using the
> option -graft-points ; but I have no experience with
$ mkisofs -U -R -o cdimage.raw -graft-points \
2 (two) folders then created;
1) user. Under this folder
2) rr_remove This is an empty folder
I don't know how to get rid of the empty folder
'rr_remove'. If no solution I will burn a CD to test
Lot of thanks for your HINT
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