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Re: [vox-tech] Heretical WinXP Q re: burning Knoppix CD's
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Re: [vox-tech] Heretical WinXP Q re: burning Knoppix CD's



Foo Lim said:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Richard Crawford wrote:
>
>> I am apparently doing something wrong while trying to burn Knoppix
>> CD's with my Windows XP laptop.  I had assumed that I would just
>> download the .iso file onto my hard drive, insert a blank CD into my
>> CD-ROM drive, then copy the file from the hard drive to the blank CD
>> using WinXP's native CD writing software.
>>
>> This doesn't seem to be working though.  The CD I create doesn't boot
>> my computer into Knoppix.  I've checked the BIOS on my computer to
>> ensure that it is bootable from CD-ROM, but it's still not working
>> out.
>>
>> Any thoughts on what I might be missing?
>
>
> Hi Richard,
>
> I don't know very much about XP's native CD writing software, but iso
> files are images that encapsulate not only files but filesystem
> information.  I've had experience with Nero for Windows.  In that
> program,  you would need to use the 'Burn image' option (IIRC).  If you
> have Linux,  you can use cdrecord to burn the image.

Hm.  Does anyone know if cdrecord is available under Cygwin?

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