Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 191860
Mkisofs generates warnings and partially corrupts output filesystem image
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:32 EST
Description of problem:
On two different systems both running FC5 (updated), I can run mkisofs and one
instance will generate warnings (from the same source data), where the other one
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This was done while trying to edit and rebundle FC-5-i386-DVD.iso (on an x86_64
machine also running FC5).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Unpacked FC-5-i386-DVD.iso (on an x86_64 machine)
2. Tried to rebuild the contents of Fedora/base/stage2.img
3. Generated the final .iso with those changes. The command used was:
mkisofs -R -J -T -v --quiet \
-no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table \
-V "Fedora Code 5 (Tweaked)" -b isolinux/isolinux.bin \
-c isolinux/boot.cat -x "lost+found" -o /var/tmp/dvd.25635.iso \
Unknown file type (unallocated) /var/tmp/root.25635/.. - ignoring and continuing.
is generated... Also, when browsing the contents of Fedora/base/ contains
an unnamed file of the same size and contents as stage2.img, but the other files
that should be in the same directory (comps.xml. minstg2.img, and TRANS.TBL) are
No warning should be seen, nor should the the files in Fedora/base (off the .iso
image's root) be missing.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 174667 ***