On Mon, Jun 16 2008, Volkan YAZICI wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jun 2008, Laurent Vivier <[email protected]> writes:
> > could you burn a CD with your .iso and try to boot a real PC ?
> I created the ISO image from the same CD that's inserted into the
> /dev/scd0 using below command:
> root:~# dd bs=$[1024 * 32] \
> > if=/dev/scd0 \
> > of=/root/windows-server-2003-standard-x86-64-sp2.iso
> And I'm sure CD is bootable. (Not pirated, original.) OTOH, if we'd
> assume the ISO image is corrupted for some unknown reason, why "-cdrom
> /dev/scd0" didn't work?
You can't just do a dd and expect the output to be bootable, that wont
include the floppy boot image. So nothing wrong with qemu, that iso
would not be bootable if burned either.