Re: Backup on CD

On Sun, 2002-09-01 at 08:29, cr wrote:

> According to the HOWTO, I need mkisofs to create the right file structure, 
> and cdrecord to burn it.      Does X-CD-Roast look after all that?
> Also, according to the HOWTO, the standard ISO9660 format is limited to 8.3 
> filenames.   Obviously my Linux setup uses longer names.   Also according to 
> the HOWTO, Linux uses the Rock Ridge extensions which look after that.   Is 
> that something else I can just forget about and leave to the software to fix?
> Sorry if what I'm asking is very obvious.

I would advise reading the man page for cdrecord, which is well written
and surprisingly comprehensive. In particular, the section EXAMPLES
walks through the steps which any GUI client is likely to be taking
"behind the scenes", which will give you a better idea of what's going


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