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How to create bootable ISO from custom Ubuntu 22.04 Image?

I'm trying to create a custom Ubuntu 22.04 image using the following link. I'm not having luck on the Producing the CD image. I get all the way to the sudo mkisofs -D -r -V "$IMAGE_NAME" -...
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Create ISO image from PXE image

I have custom vmlinuz and initrd files that compose a PXE image I use. Is there any way of building an ISO equivalent image given this initram image? I cannot seem anything obvious from genisoimage or ...
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Make iso as "bootable (dos/MBR sector)" in mkisofs

I have extracted the iso file "archlinux-2022.06.01-x86_64.iso". And I have made changes in the "airootfs.sfs" file And now I am going to create a "bootable (dos/MBR sector)&...
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Creating a bootable iso image from my current installation

We have an old physical machine with Ubuntu distro 20.04 and that physical machine has a total of 103GB /root partition and 10GB as swap memory. We have currently utilized up to 45GB. We want to ...
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mkisofs error - boot image...efibot.img not an allowable size

I am trying to create a custom ISO from a rhel-8 installation disk that can boot on either a BIOS or an EFI server. Everything goes fine until I try to create the iso. If I run the following command:...
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Xorriso command fail when using option -add

Im using Xorriso and running this command : $MKISOFS \ -iso-level 3 \ -J -joliet-long \ -append_partition 2 0xef $UNIONDIR/$EFIIMG \ -partition_cyl_align all \ -add "$...
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How to exclude paths from being extracted when extracting an iso using xorriso

As an example I'm trying to extract all the files from the ubuntu live iso except the path /casper/filesystem.squashfs. According to the man page: Normally xorriso only writes to disk files ...
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Changing the boot entries of a Windows ISO using mkisofs to use cdboot_noprompt.efi instead of cdboot.efi

When you boot a Windows 10 ISO, you will get this misleading prompt: Why is it misleading? Because this message comes from the Windows ISO itself after you actually already booted from it. This ...
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Archiving files on Linux using Pioneer BDR-XD07B Blu-ray burner

The only support I could find for Blu-ray burners on Linux is either 'xfburn' or 'growisofs'. I'd like to add files for backup and then burn it. When I tried using 'xfburn' and selecting "Pioneer ...
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How to generate /usr/share/syslinux/{mbr.bin,ldlinux.c32} from scratch?

Today, I have built isolinux from source code (git://repo.or.cz/syslinux.git) using command make bios efi64 installer During the building, I got some errors. For these errors, I must copy /usr/share/...
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xorriso cannot find file in ISO image

I'm trying to create a bootable ISO using xorriso, but I get this error: xorriso : FAILURE : Cannot find in ISO image: -boot_image ... bin_path='<path to isolinux.bin that I specified>' It's ...
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Making an ISO bootable in VBox

I've created a custom ISO file from the original one via mkisofs , but now I'm unable to boot it in VirtualBox 5.2 : FATAL : Couldn't read from the boot medium ! System halted. And here's the command ...
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Burning UDF-ISO images with Audio files with audio option

What happens if users create a read-only UDF-ISO image file using mkisofs utility, and then by using wodim utility, include the audio tracks with the image file using either the audio or mode2 XA ...
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How to make a reproducible iso file with mkisofs/genisoimage?

In an automated process an iso file is created with mkisofs. Even, as the original data is excactly the same, the resulting iso files are not the same (their md5sum changes). Since I rsync --checksum ...
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xorriso suppress "Thank you for being patient." update message

I would like to suppress the "Thank you for being patient..." update message of xorriso 1.5.2 and display more information about the percentage instead. My current command: xorriso -as mkisofs -o "$...
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Problem changing kernel in custom iso

I'm trying to change an Ubuntu 18.04 based custom iso originally built against a 5.3.0-26 kernel but I need to build against a 4.15.0-74 kernel. I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and copied the initrd and ...
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Add UEFI boot capability to a BIOS only Ubuntu 18.04 based custom iso

I am trying to add UEFI boot capability to a BIOS only Ubuntu 18.04 based custom iso. All the methods I've found so far require an efi.img file which isn't present in the iso. Can I use the file out ...
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CentOS problem with mkisofs tool

I am trying to automate CentOS VM on ESXI using a kickstart file. After injecting the KS file I build the Custom iso using mkisofs tool. below is the command I used .\mkisofs.exe -J -R -v -T -o 'D:\...
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mkisofs is not including tar.gz file in custom iso

I am customizing centos iso, i took standard CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1810.iso and extract it and custom folder and add my files. Now i am recreating custom iso with below command mkisofs -o centos-7-...
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genisoimage doubles the size of folder

I have a folder with ~22k subfolders on it, and each subfolder can have more subfolders, up to a depth of ~7. So I wanted to make it a single file, but not a rar or similar file, because ...
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Does the 'genisoimage' command checksum the generated image against the source folder?

When generating an ISO image using the genisoimage command (apparently "a carbon copy of mkisofs"): genisoimage -o image.iso path/to/source/directory Is a checksum or other type of verification ...
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Making a UEFI-bootable image with mkisofs and -eltorito-boot efiboot.img

I am trying to convert an existing custom USB ISO installer image that presently boots via BIOS to one that boots via UEFI. I use mkisofs and isohybrid to make the ISO, and it boots via ISOLINUX. I ...
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How to Create Bootable Windows 10 image in Debian?

Pseudocode but originally developed for Windows 7 iso file but applied for Windows 8 in the thread How to create bootable Windows 8 iso image in Linux? but it does not work with Windows 10 iso # ...
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Why can my custom-build iso not boot in EFI?

I am building a custom iso using xorriso in mkisofs mode. The build seems correct, inspecting the iso afterwards shows 2 boot images (1 BIOS, 2 UEFI), yet booting to the ISO from qemu using the OVMF ...
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How to create bootable Windows 8 iso image in Linux?

I have to insert the Autounattend.xml file into a Windows 8 iso image to make the iso install automatically. My system need to run on Linux and only could use Linux shell command, so ISO tools on ...
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Which file is bootable within a given iso

Given a particular bootable iso or cdrom, how can I determine which file inside it is the one that gets called on booting from the image? Put differently, assuming that the iso had been generated ...
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linux /dev/root does not exist after custom ISO build of CentOS 7

I am building a custom ISO for CentOS 7 and for now I am just intending for this to be an absolute minimal install (a proof of concept basically). I am re-creating the ISO via using mkisofs, the only ...
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How to rebuild ISO removing file from its mounted image?

I built an ISO that contains, for example: Directory listing of / d--------- 0 0 0 2048 Mar 19 2015 [ 29 02] . d--------- 0 0 0 2048 Mar 19 2015 [ 29 02]...
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generating redhat 6.5 UEFI iso using mkisofs

i am able to generate uefi iso using mkisofs -quiet -R -J -T -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table -eltorito-alt-boot -e images/efiboot.img -no-emul-boot -c isolinux/boot.cat -b isolinux/...
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How do I emulate a USB stick with an external CDROM drive?

I am working with a Linux-based high-security network appliance (hereon: device) and do not have access to the user space so I can't log in. The only thing I can do is send it commands to upgrade ...
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How to create an ISO file out of 2.5M files?

So I have a good number of files (based on current node count in the filesystem, 2498329) and when I try to make an .iso out of it, mkisofs runs out of memory, pushes the machine into swap and then ...
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mkisofs can't find file

I'm trying to create a .iso file using mkisofs. I have the following folders: my OS | |--src |--bin I used the following command: mkisofs -R -input-charset utf8 -b bin/boot.bin -no-emul-boot -boot-...
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K3b to split volume across media

How do I get K3b to split a volumes across several media? For example if I give it a folder that has 6 GB (not one file of 6 GB), it should create several discs of 4.4 GB automatically, instead of me ...
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