cdrecord and loopback devices

Cary Jamison Cary_Jamison@Symantec.com
Thu Dec 1 21:11:00 GMT 2005


In news:20051201175736.66046.qmail@web35715.mail.mud.yahoo.com,
surendar jeyadev typed:
> Thanks. I got Ross Smith's version  from the link on
> <http://smithii.com/?q=node/view/9>.
>
> 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 (isobuster.com) to 
look at the internals.


Cary




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