create iso image from a directory

mkisofs -o XYZ.iso XYZ/
create iso image from directory . Usefull for virtualised machine To create CD ISO image of directories that contain long file name or non-8.3 format (particularly if you want to burn the CD image for use in Windows system), use the -J option switch that generates Joliet directory records in addition to regular iso9660 file names. For example, to create CD image of Vista SP1 directory: mkisofs -o VitaSP1.iso -J VistaSP1
Sample Output
gnu@robby:~/Bureau$ mkisofs -o driver.iso driver/
I: -input-charset not specified, using utf-8 (detected in locale settings)
Total translation table size: 0
Total rockridge attributes bytes: 0
Total directory bytes: 8436
Path table size(bytes): 68
Max brk space used 0
343 extents written (0 MB)


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By: eastwind
2009-10-17 16:28:47

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