Burning backup to dvd

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Jul 26 13:48:11 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 26 July 2006 07:29, Anne Wilson wrote:
>On Wednesday 26 July 2006 12:08, Paul Howarth wrote:
>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>> > I use amanda to create backups that are split to fit on a dvd, but
>> > so far I have not been able to create the dvd.  It may be a
>> > permissions problem, or it may be a k3b problem.  I have tried to
>> > make the backup by running k3b as amanda, and also by running k3b
>> > as root.
>> I just use cdrecord:
>> http://www.city-fan.org/tips/BackupFilesToCDorDVD
>Thanks for the link, Paul.
>I'm assuming that I should do this as user 'amanda', since she owns
> the files. Amanda is a member of group disk, and disk has write
> access to the /Backup directory.
>mkisofs -joliet -uid 0 -gid 0 -file-mode 444 -dir-mode 555
>-output /Backup/mybackup.iso
>I get 'mkisofs: Missing pathspec.'
>What am I doing wrong?

>From the manpage:
       mkisofs [ options ] [ -o filename ] pathspec [pathspec ...]

You gave it the filename you wanted to build as an iso, but the not src 
file pathlist to put in that iso.

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