[CentOS] Burning data cd in CentOS?

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sun Mar 14 15:02:49 UTC 2010

At Sun, 14 Mar 2010 07:38:40 +0000 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> Dear All
> I need to burn data cd on my CentOS and open the pdf file on my MS Windows
> client . My cd drive is at /dev/cdrom that is mounted as /mnt/cdrom . To
> this end , I issued as the following :
> #cdrecord -v dev=/dev/cdrom myfile
> But the file cannot be opened on ms MS Windows , nor the cd is usable
> afterwards . Can you please let me know how can I burn this data cd ?
> Thank you

Is myfile an ISO9660 file system?  That is did you do something like:

mkisofs -o myfile somedirectory

where somedirectory is a *directory* containing:


'man mkisofs' for all of the details for making an ISO9660 file system image

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