cdrecord and loopback devices

Cary Jamison
Thu Dec 1 21:11:00 GMT 2005

surendar jeyadev typed:
> Thanks. I got Ross Smith's version  from the link on
> <>.
> mkisofs seems to work fine but I have not burnt a CD
> as yet. On Solaris
> I am used to testing the raw image prior to burning
> buy using the 'lofiadm'
> related commands to associate a device with the raw
> image file and then
> mounting it. Going through the Cygwin archives I
> gather that there are no
> loopback facilities within Cygwin, though I picked up
> a hint to used something
> called 'filedisk'. I have not completed its
> installation -- have to backup the
> registry first!! -- but, is there any *other* way to
> check the integrity of
> the ISO raw image file?

There are lots of Windows tools for working with ISOs.  You can use VCD from 
Microsoft to mount the image.  Or, check out IsoBuster ( to 
look at the internals.


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