Name

genisoimage

Synopsis

genisoimage [options] [-o filename] pathspec...

Generate an ISO9660/Joliet/HFS hybrid filesystem for writing a CD with a program such as wodim. (HFS is the native Macintosh Hierarchical File System.) genisoimage takes a snapshot of a directory tree and generates a binary image that corresponds to an ISO9660 or HFS filesystem when it is written to a block device. Each specified pathspec describes the path of a directory tree to be copied into the ISO9660 filesystem; if multiple paths are specified, the files in all the paths are merged to form the image.

Options

-abstract file

Specify the abstract filename. Overrides an ABST=file entry in .genisoimagerc.

-allow-leading-dots, -idots

Allow ISO9660 filenames to start with a period instead of replacing it with an underscore. Violates the ISO9660 standard.

-allow-lowercase

Allow ISO9660 filenames to be lowercase. Violates the ISO9660 standard.

-allow-multidot

Allow more than one dot in ISO9660 filenames. Violates the ISO9660 standard.

-A id, -appid id

Specify a text string id that describes the application to be written into the volume header.

-b image

Specify the path and filename of the boot image to be used for making a bootable CD based on the El Torito specification.

-biblio file

Specify bibliographic filename. Overrides a BIBL=file entry in .genisoimagerc.

-boot-info-table

Specify that a 56-byte table with information on the CD layout is to be patched in at offset 8 of the boot file. If specified, the table is patched into ...

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