Fwd: burning ISO image

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Sun Sep 26 04:47:47 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 26, 2004 at 02:20:26PM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 23:07 -0500, Shawn Hansen wrote:
> > That doesn't actually do what he is asking about though.  Sure you can
> > burn the iso to disk from nautilus, but you aren't burning it as an
> > image, you are just burning it as data.  For example, if you burn the
> > knoppix iso to disc using nautilus, you are not going to get a
> > bootable knoppix cd, you'll just have a cd with the knoppix iso file
> > on it.
> Context-click on the iso file and choose "Write to Disc..." -> this does
> not write an iso9660 filesystem with an iso on it, it writes the image.

Right, this is how I've burned many a Warty install CD, and I can confirm
that it works nicely. :-)

 - mdz

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