Burning CD / DVD s on Solaris
By gkrish on Jul 27, 2007
I initially had a tough time burning CDs / DVDs on Solaris - Not anymore!
Just in case the Lauch->Places->CD/DVD Writer doesnt work good for you, here is what you can do!
1> Place all your files / folders to be written in a directory say '/export/home/user/myNewDisc'
2> Make an ISO image out of it using the following command. Let say the iso image name is myImage
[gKrish]#mkisofs -J -R -o /export/home/user/myImage.iso /export/home/user/myNewDisc
3> Optional: You can test if the image created can be properly mounted.
[gKrish]# lofiadm -a /export/home/user/myImage.iso
[gKrish]# mount -F hsfs /dev/lofi/1 /mnt
[gKrish]# cd /mnt
4> Burn the CD / DVD
[gKrish]# cdrw -i /export/home/user/myImage.iso
Looking for CD devices...
Preparing to write DVD
Writing track 1...done.
Finalizing (Can take several minutes)...done.