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Multiboot DVD "The Best of Linux" Edition

Link to this post 19 Aug 09


The linuxidentity magazine came out with a "Best of Linux Edition" that has a multiboot LiveCd (DVD) that contains: Opensuse, Mandriva, Ubuntu, and Fedora. I have attempted to create an image of the DVD using cygwin, dd if=/dev/scd0 of=multiboot.iso. I then copied this iso over to my opensuse box and tried to burn the DVD image, however I have been unsuccessful in creating the DVD. If needed I can post the error log.


1) Does anyone know where I can get a valid iso of this disc?
2) Am I using the dd command correctly, do I need to pass additional parameters in order for the burn to work correctly?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Link to this post 19 Aug 09

You can create an ISO image with dd, but you cannot burn it with dd.

dd if=/dev/scd0 of=commonlinux.iso
cdrecord -v dev=/dev/scd0 commonlinux.iso

Link to this post 20 Aug 09

Thx for the input, however I used k3b to do the burning. I have attached an image of the error log. Can someone provide debug assistance, not sure what all of it means. I am already burning at 1x

Link to this post 21 Aug 09

Um, it kinda looks like a bad burner ? the only thing with that though is, it could be alot of stuff, heh

Um, try cdburner in the commandline

something like ehhh

cdrecord -scanbus - find the device name

cdrecord -v -eject speed=? dev=?drive filename

Link to this post 21 Aug 09

Yeah, it's something like that -- I'd suggest you google on how to use cdburner though, lol. I haven't had a use for it in along time :>

try this site:

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