[arch-general] Burning From Command Line

Javier Vasquez j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com
Thu May 20 23:02:23 EDT 2010

On 5/20/10, Nilesh Govindarajan <lists at itech7.com> wrote:
> On 05/20/2010 10:00 PM, Dave Morgan wrote:
>> On 20 May 2010, at 17:26, Carlos Mennens<carloswill at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> How do I create a bootable install disk from an .ISO image I
>> downloaded from the Arch site? I would like to know how to do this via
>> CLI only rather than using a front end GUI like Gnome Baker, K3B, or
>> Brasero. Does anyone know the command to burn the image to disk via
>> CLI and what packages I must have in order to do so?
>> Wiki?   I'm sure there must be something in there.
> Use wodim -dao <ISO-Image>
> -dao is for instructing wodim that is not a multisession disk otherwise
> it may not boot.
> Also refer to this -
> http://www.itech7.com/Linux/Writing-CDs-and-DVDs-on-the-command-line

Just for the non official package, :-)  There's cdrtools from AUR with
cdrecord and mkisofs...


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