Danny Pansters <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Friday 12 March 2004 02:52, you wrote: > > 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. > > I didn't know that, thanks for pointing that out. Though in order to have > anything bootable (from a CD rom) you'd have no other choice than iso, or > not? (I sometimes made these mini install CDs containing only the 2.88 floppy > image but I always thought of it as an ISO with the bootable image being > specified. I'm now wondering if I misunderstood this).
That's certainly the usual way to do it. I can't tell you for *sure* that there's no other way... _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"