long filenames

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Aug 1 13:19:03 PDT 2000

> hi
> i've got a slight problem. i wan't to copy lfs files from a cd
> to the hdd, but the filenames are all dos8.3 format and not
> long filenames. i've set the filesystem of the cdrom to
> iso9660, and had no problems before. what am i doin
> wrong?

iso9660 doesn't support long file names. Use Unix RockRidge format on
the CD, or MS Joliet (Joliet is an iso9660 extension that allows the use
of long file names)

Gerard Beekmans

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