[CentOS-devel] How to split a DVD to CDs?

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at kanarip.com
Thu Dec 27 21:50:26 UTC 2007

John Summerfield wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> jacky wrote:
>>> Hi, all.
>>> I use createrepo and buildinstall to create a RHEL
>>> DVD, but how can I split it to CDs?
>> There is no easy way to split into CDs from the DVD.
>> You can use the program buildinstall (part of anaconda-runtime) to split
>> a tree into CDs and build an ISO install.
>> See this link:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/BuildInstall
> You could also google for fedora respin (also re-spin). Anything that 
> applies to FC6 would apply almost exactly to C5.
> pungi _might_ do it, it was introduced for F7
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureUsePungi?highlight=%28pungi%29 

Extract the tree from the ISO, run /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/pkgorder 
against it and then /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/splittree.py using the 
pkgorder output, followed by a createrepo --split.

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen

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