lee slaughter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Danny Pansters wrote:
> >On Friday 12 March 2004 00:04, lee slaughter wrote:
> >
> >>hi.....
> >>i make a tar.gz backup file.
> >>is    burncd -f  /dev/acd1 data  <filename>  fixate
> >>the right syntax?  is "data" the correct type?  i cannot tell
> >>from burncd manpage.
> >>
> >
> > What you called <filename> should be the ISO (top of my head, I
> > think the only exception is if you're creating an audio CD with only
> > WAV/AIFF files that go into tracks). So use mkisofs first, then
> > burncd.
> >
> hmmm.  so you can  only burn an ISO image onto a CD. not anything
> else?  like UFS or any other format?

No, you can burn any format you want.  
You have to remember what it is to mount it again, though;
most people will assume it's an ISO 9660 if it's on a CD.

It can be useful to burn a raw tar or dump file to a CD,
for example.
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