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)

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