How do I burn a DVD from linux?
- use mkisofs to create an image. For example, the following will create a "/tmp/image.iso" which contains the contents of RHEL:
- mkisofs -l -o /tmp/image.iso RHEL/
- use dvdrecord to burn image to dvd:
- dvdrecord -dev=2,0,0 -dao /tmp/image.iso
The correct parameters for "-dev=" can be found by doing a:
If you are using a DVD-RW, it may be erased by doing a:
dvdrecord -dev=2,0,0 -blank=fast
If you have enough free space on your hard drive, /tmp should be a suitable staging area
for your dvd images. However, please note that /tmp/ is periodically
cleared of unused files.
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