[ubuntu-uk] DVD filesystems problem

Dave Morley davmor2 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 19:38:59 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-09 at 17:36 +0100, Tim Dobson wrote:
> Hi guys,
> some one on a different list I am on recently had this problem with 
> Ubuntu Hardy:
> -----
> 8> mkisofs will NOT make DVD Video ISO filesystems correctly in Hardy. 
> If you have a dig around, you'll find that mkisofs has been replaced by 
> genisoimage in Hardy, and the cdrkit libraries are at fault. A later 
> version of the cdrkit libraries is supposed to fix the problem, but I 
> haven't been able to verify this yet as the cdrkit sources failed to 
> compile on my Hardy box.
> In the meantime, I've been creating the DVD Video directory structure in 
> Hardy, then writing the actual DVD on a Mac...  A bit long winded, but 
> at least it works.
> ----
> I wondered if anyone else had experienced this, and any solutions had 
> been found which didn't require non-free software (someone suggested 
> nero linux)
> Cheers
> Tim

Have you though about using a tool such as devede.  It is excellent at
creating basic dvd structure with menus.  If you become a good user I
understand it is possible to do all sorts with it. 

Seek That Thy Might Know
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