Martin McCormick wrote: > I need to modify the first installation image for a > headless installation of Freebsd6.2. The file in question is: > > 6.2-RELEASE-i386-disc1.iso > > Thanks to a helpful member of the list, I found out that > tar works on unpacking these images and it mostly does on this > one, but there is a complaint I get from tar that I haven't > found on other images. If I do a > > tar tvf 6.2-RELEASE-i386-disc1.iso > > Here is what happens while looking at the contents list: > > 0 44232 Jan 12 2007 RELNOTES.HTM lr-xr-xr-x 1 0 0 > 0 Jan 12 2007 stand -> /rescue lr-xr-xr-x 1 0 0 0 > Jan 12 2007 sys -> usr/src/systar: Ignoring out-of-order file > > -r--r--r-- 1 0 0 22916 Jan 12 2007 RELNOTES.TXT > > It appears that the entire image unpacks except for the > ignored file. If one tries the extraction with > > tar xf 6.2-RELEASE-i386-disc1.iso > > The complaint about the out-of-order file is the only indication > that anything is wrong. > > In looking at the man page for tar, nothing jumps out at > me as to how to end up with the proper file structure that > mkisofs can put back in to an image to put on a CDROM. > > My thanks for any suggestions as I may be needing to do > one of these installs in a day or so and it would be nice to > know that all the image is there. > > Martin McCormick WB5AGZ Stillwater, OK > Systems Engineer > OSU Information Technology Department Network Operations Group > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > This is probably not a direct answer to your question, but might be helpful:
ISO images can be mounted as filesystems. In linux you would do something like mount -o loop /path/to/your.iso /path/to/mnt In FreeBSD, you would need to create a memory disk and mount it, i.e. mdconfig -a -f /path/to/your.iso (response) md0 mount -t cd9660 /dev/md0 /path/to/mnt you can then copy the files, and modify what you need. In order to make boot CDs again, you would need to use cdrecord with suitable options, which I don't remember by heart. BUT, you may look at the instructions on the following page: http://www.pa.msu.edu/~tigner/bsddvd.html there are instructions to create a bootable DVD from FreeBSD cdroms, and I can confirm the procedure works perfectly. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"