On Thu, September 17, 2009 05:28, b. f. wrote: > Patrick Gelsema wrote: >>I need to change one file in an existing ISO image. It is a DVD image >> btw. >>Unfortunately I dont have many options of changing the fie before >> creating >>the image. >> >>Mounting is not the issue, copying data neither but the ISO is also >>bootable. There must be a simpler solution as in copying all the content >>with cpio and making it bootable. OS on the DVD is WinPE btw. >> >>Does anyone have some pointers for performing this action? > > Unfortunately, libarchive(3), which is used by tar(1) and cpio(1) on > recent versions of FreeBSD, seems to have only read and extract > support for ISO 9660 archives, and not write support (see > libarchive-formats(5) or > http://code.google.com/p/libarchive/wiki/LibarchiveFormats ). So > while you could use tar(1) or cpio(1) to extract the contents of the > dvd without mounting it in order to make your change, you would have > to use some other tool to write the new .iso image, like mkisofs(8) > from the sysutils/cdrtools-devel port. (And if the original image has > extensions that are not supported by librarchive(3), you could use > something like readcd(1) from that same port instead of tar(1) or > cpio(1) to read and extract it.) > >
If the linux suggestion fails I will try this one. Unfortunately I can't do Make release as it is not Freebsd. It is a Windows based boot cd. Thanks! > b. > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"