Jens Axboe wrote:
The dd image should indeed be bootable, but a burned version of the
image will not be. And copying alone will of course not work.
Actually, I rip all my CD's to .iso using dd and I've never had one fail to boot when I burned the
.iso back to a CD. It's a bit for bit copy. Why would it not work?
[email protected]:/media/raid3/isos$ ls *.iso | wc -l
Every single image in that directory has been burned to a CD-RW at one point or another and always
booted flawlessly. They were _all_ ripped using dd from originals either pressed or burned.
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