[syslinux] Syslinux 5.00-pre6: call it a beta

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Mon Jul 2 03:02:00 PDT 2012

Hallo, Gene,

Du meintest am 02.07.12:

>>>>> I've used
>>>>> mkisofs -r -R -joliet-long -D \
>>>>>    -V ctods-v$Vers -A $Vers -copyright isolinux/copyright \
>>>>>    -nobak \
>>>>>    -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -c isolinux/boot.cat \
>>>>>    -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table \
>>>>>    -output /mnt/hdb4/tmp/$Ziel -v

>>>> I suspect that if you add the -l option to mkisofs, things will
>>>> work.

>>> Seems to help a bit (but not completely) - thank you!

>> What fails now?

> Also, -r and -R are 2 flavors of the same option.  It shouldn't
> affect ISOLINUX but -R negates your use of -r.

Thank you - I'll change it.

>>>>> isohybrid /mnt/hdb4/tmp/$Ziel

> How are you testing this ISO?  Via CD or HDD-like media?  I was using
> the ISO as a CD without the ISOHYBRID step in a VM on a VMware hosted
> platform.

It's the one and only *.iso image. Tested on 2 machines (Compaq and  
Thinkpad T22) which can't boot from USB, only from CD (700 MByte).

But I use this last step ("isohybrid") since some years, without any  

Viele Gruesse!

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