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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating iso/IMG file from disk without empty spaces

This is no new topic however there is a lot of confusion on the forum and I am too afraid of messing things up with such command. Could you please provide me with your one-liner (or just synthetic ...
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Cannot format USB stick

I have a problem with my disk. I put an ISO file (which should be bootable) and I cannot format my disk anymore. File system of the disk: iso9660 Label: CDROM $ fdisk -l /dev/sdb Disk /dev/sdb: 977....
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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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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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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 ...