Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Creating Bootable CDs with a Mac

The situation: I was making some installation CDs of RHEL 5 from downloaded .iso files on my Mac workstation for our servers. There are a few different ways to burn CDs on the Mac, so my first efforts made readable file copies but not bootable CDs.

The solution: use the Disk Utility (under Applications/Utility). Drag your .iso file into the DU's left-hand navigation area and then click the (now enabled) "burn" icon on the top of the DU.

Here's your 4th of July bonus:

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