[syslinux] isohybrid fails with: seek error - 3

Didier Spaier didier.spaier at epsm.fr
Fri Nov 15 22:20:22 PST 2013

On 01/11/2013 22:37, Ady wrote:
>> I built a Slackware package for 4.07, upgrading fro 4.05, ran isohybrid on a copy of the ISO image and got again
>> "seek error - 3: Invalid argument"
>> Just wondering: is it possible that the bug correction made in 4.06 wasn't ported to 4.07?
>> Or should I upgrade another component?
> I would suggest using the official binary files already included in
> Syslinux 4.07 "as-is", without re-building them.
> I would suggest taking all needed files from version 4.07
> (isolinux.bin, any c32 module, ldlinux.sys, isohybrid, whatever else
> needed) to build the ISO image again, anew, replacing any component
> you have kept from prior Syslinux versions. When building the new ISO
> image, use cdrtools 3.01a17 from "Slackware -current" (which has
> mtools 4.0.18 too), and then apply isohybrid 4.07 (from the official
> Syslinux 4.07, not re-built) on the new ISO image.
> I tend to think that the best way to test your case is to use all
> Syslinux components from the same official Syslinux 4.07, instead of
> rebuilding the components and/or mixing different versions of
> isolinux.bin and isohybrid.
> Regards,
> Ady.

I just used ran the script in a stock Slackware 14.1 and all wen well.

Thanks Ady!



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