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  1. CDBOOT: Couldn't find NTLDR

    Are your setupldr.bin and NTLDR from same version of windows ?
  2. New beta of The_GUI 3

  3. Do you use Unicode for folder names or the folder with ISO contains spaces in name?
  4. New beta of The_GUI 3

    I'll try to clear the confusion here... My first impression was that htc didn't even click at the link and he already started to ask the questions that aren't OK. There is no app on the net that have all the options described on a site or anywhere else. You must download it and try. I think this isn't a problem with freeware. The question: First I was thinking that he DID try some of the previous versions, but he wasn't sutisfied. Why he didn't send a request then? And why would we need all the mkisofs options that includes AudioCD/VideoCD etc ? That told me that this isn't a real user, that he don't need The_GUI and that he is here just to make comparations between cdimage gui and The_GUI. Asking about 'hide' options... Everybody interested could see the screenshots and he could see that most used 'hide' options are implemented. But he is stil asking for 'hide' options... Now, don't get me wrong, I don't have hard feelings, but next time first take a look (at least take a look at the site where you are downloading from) and then ask questions. And one more thing, I don't have plans to write any text file about what is included and what isn't. There I must write that 'sorting' option is also included, and somebody will ask what is sorting and how it's done etc... That would take more time than writing a whole app. If you know how to deal with mkisofs - then you'll find this frontend useful, if you don't - you need to read mkisofs manual first. The difference between using plain mkisofs and using The_GUI is about distributing you settings to other people, specialy if you have sorting lists, and uppercasing/lowercasing lists. With The_GUI it will take just a minute for having files from other people modified to fit your needs. No hard feelings please, One more thing - there isn't any kind of support for betas on the net. Download, try, report or move it to the Trash.
  5. Is it possible to...

    1. make registry snapshots before and after instaling a program on normal Win. 2. Save the difference in a .reg file 3. Put both program and .reg file on your CD 4. on other system, apply registry, start the program This was a very generalized description, but if the registry keys contains some paths to files, or your app is installed in more than one folder (e.g. Program Files + My Documents/ Application Data) - the whole thing gets more complicated...
  6. New beta of The_GUI 3

    Just take a look at this screenshot, left side of the form, HIDE panel: http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e0227529/beta/shoots/makeiso.jpg
  7. BCDW!

    Bcdw 2.0a1 And Cdrtools-2.01-bootcd.ru-w32, temp mirror until site comes back. I have mirrored this two files until Alex's site come back online. http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e0227529/mirror/ Please don't post this link on other forums or sites without my permission.
  8. New beta of The_GUI 3

    - Most of the options not included or marked as irrelevant are platform specific or usable just for using from command line (logging, debugging etc.) - There is a lot of options for compatibility with very old systems - most aren't included. - Because the accent is on making bootable CDs for x86 systems - all the relevant options for Windows (Joliet) and Linux (RockRidge) are included. - Because this is a Win32 application (The_GUI and mkisofs MinGW32 version) - just options reachable from Windows platform are included, some Linux options aren't included because you can't reach them from Windows platform. - no Mac HFS options are included (who makes Mac bootable CDs on Win32 platform?) - Because the accent is on making bootable CDs, all the AudioCD, VideoCD, DVD-Video aren't included - no multisession options, multisession can make a mess on bootable CDs if you try to burn updated file (deleting older version from CD tree) - duplicates-once and -force-uppercase are mkisofs MinGW32 specific options, they can't be found in original mkisofs. Those options are INCLUDED - from the functions that aren't included, some of them can be included in some new version of The_GUI if there is a particular needs, but from the feedback from the users - seems that all the relevant options are already included - I wonn't include a option just because it is Win32 'compatible' if no user needs it Screenshots are here: http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e0227529/beta/shoots/ regards bobby100
  9. New beta of The_GUI 3

    Take a look at the end of every option's line in the text posted, I have commented every mkisofs option.
  10. New beta of The_GUI 3

    Here goes the list of mkisofs's included options: Usage: mkisofs [options] file... Options: -nobak Do not include backup files - not included -no-bak Do not include backup files - not included -abstract FILE Set Abstract filename - not included -A ID, -appid ID Set Application ID - included -biblio FILE Set Bibliographic filename - not included -cache-inodes Cache inodes (needed to detect hard links) - linux feature, see -duplicated-once for Win32 -no-cache-inodes Do not cache inodes (if filesystem has no unique unides) - irrelevant -check-oldnames Check all imported ISO9660 names from old session - irrelevant, we are doing no multisession -check-session FILE Check all ISO9660 names from previous session - see previous -copyright FILE Set Copyright filename - not included -debug Set debug flag - not included -b FILE, -eltorito-boot FILE Set El Torito boot image name - included -eltorito-alt-boot Start specifying alternative El Torito boot parameters - not included -B FILES, -sparc-boot FILES Set sparc boot image names - irrelevant on x86 -G FILE, -generic-boot FILE Set generic boot image name - irrelevant -sparc-label label text Set sparc boot disk label - irrelevant on x86 -c FILE, -eltorito-catalog FILE Set El Torito boot catalog name - automaticaly constructed -C PARAMS, -cdrecord-params PARAMS Magic paramters from cdrecord - irrelevant -d, -omit-period Omit trailing periods from filenames (violates ISO9660) -included -dir-mode mode Make the mode of all directories this mode. - not included -D, -disable-deep-relocation Disable deep directory relocation (violates ISO9660) - not included -file-mode mode Make the mode of all plain files this mode. - not included -f, -follow-links Follow symbolic links - linux only, see -duplicates-once for Win32 -gid gid Make the group owner of all files this gid. - linux only -graft-points Allow to use graft points for filenames - not included -help Print option help - :) -hide GLOBFILE Hide ISO9660/RR file - not included, can be passed as optional parameter -hide-list FILE File with list of ISO9660/RR files to hide - not included, can be passed as optional parameter -hidden GLOBFILE Set hidden attribute on ISO9660 file - not included -hidden-list FILE File with list of ISO9660 files with hidden attribute - not included -hide-joliet GLOBFILE Hide Joliet file - not included, can be passed as optional parameter -hide-joliet-list FILE File with list of Joliet files to hide - not included, can be passed as optional parameter -hide-joliet-trans-tbl Hide TRANS.TBL from Joliet tree - not included, can be passed as optional parameter -hide-rr-moved Rename RR_MOVED to .rr_moved in Rock Ridge tree - not included -gui Switch behaviour for GUI - does this works at all ? -i ADD_FILES No longer supported -input-charset CHARSET Local input charset for file name conversion - done automaticaly -output-charset CHARSET Output charset for file name conversion - included -iso-level LEVEL Set ISO9660 conformance level (1..3) or 4 for ISO9660 version 2 - included -J, -joliet Generate Joliet directory information - included -joliet-long Allow Joliet file names to be 103 Unicode characters - included -jcharset CHARSET Local charset for Joliet directory information - not needed if -output-charset CHARSET used -l, -full-iso9660-filenames Allow full 31 character filenames for ISO9660 names - included -max-iso9660-filenames Allow 37 character filenames for ISO9660 names (violates ISO9660) - included -L, -allow-leading-dots Allow ISO9660 filenames to start with '.' (violates ISO9660) - this is for linux hidden files, not needed -log-file LOG_FILE Re-direct messages to LOG_FILE - not needed -m GLOBFILE, -exclude GLOBFILE Exclude file name - not included -exclude-list FILE File with list of file names to exclude - not included -pad Pad output to a multiple of 32k (default) - not needed -no-pad Do not pad output to a multiple of 32k - not needed -M FILE, -prev-session FILE Set path to previous session to merge - not needed -N, -omit-version-number Omit version number from ISO9660 filename (violates ISO9660) - included -new-dir-mode mode Mode used when creating new directories. - not needed -force-rr Inhibit automatic Rock Ridge detection for previous session - not needed -no-rr Inhibit reading of Rock Ridge attributes from previous session - not needed -no-split-symlink-components Inhibit splitting symlink components - not needed -no-split-symlink-fields Inhibit splitting symlink fields - not needed -o FILE, -output FILE Set output file name - included -path-list FILE File with list of pathnames to process - not needed -p PREP, -preparer PREP Set Volume preparer - included -print-size Print estimated filesystem size and exit - not needed -P PUB, -publisher PUB Set Volume publisher - included -quiet Run quietly - can be passed as optional parameter -r, -rational-rock Generate rationalized Rock Ridge directory information - included -R, -rock Generate Rock Ridge directory information - same effect as previous in mkisofs version used -s TYPE, -sectype TYPE Set output sector type to e.g. data/xa1/raw - not needed -sort FILE Sort file content locations according to rules inFILE - included -split-output Split output into files of approx. 1GB size - not included -stream-file-name FILE_NAME Set the stream file ISO9660 name (incl. version) -stream-media-size # Set the size of your CD media in sectors -sysid ID Set System ID - included -T, -translation-table Generate translation tables for systems that don't understand long filenames - not included -table-name TABLE_NAME Translation table file name - not included -ucs-level LEVEL Set Joliet UCS level (1..3) - not included -udf Generate UDF file system - not included -dvd-video Generate DVD-Video compliant UDF file system - not included -uid uid Make the owner of all files this uid. - linux specific -U, -untranslated-filenames Allow Untranslated filenames (for HPUX & AIX - violates ISO9660). Forces -l, -d, -L, -N, -relaxed-filenames, -allow-lowercase, -allow-multidot - not needed -relaxed-filenames Allow 7 bit ASCII except lower case characters (violates ISO9660) - included -no-iso-translate Do not translate illegal ISO characters '~', '-' and '#' (violates ISO9660) - included -allow-lowercase Allow lower case characters in addition to the current character set (violates ISO9660) - included -allow-multidot Allow more than one dot in filenames (e.g. .tar.gz) (violates ISO9660) - included -use-fileversion LEVEL Use file version # from filesystem - not included -v, -verbose Verbose - included -version Print the current version - not needed -V ID, -volid ID Set Volume ID - included -volset ID Set Volume set ID - not included -volset-size # Set Volume set size - not included -volset-seqno # Set Volume set sequence number - not included -x FILE, -old-exclude FILE Exclude file name(depreciated) -hard-disk-boot Boot image is a hard disk image - stil no proper image creator exist - not included -no-emul-boot Boot image is 'no emulation' image - included -no-boot Boot image is not bootable - not needed -boot-load-seg # Set load segment for boot image - included -boot-load-size # Set numbers of load sectors - included -boot-info-table Patch boot image with info table - included -XA Generate XA directory attruibutes - not needed -xa Generate rationalized XA directory attruibutes - not needed -z, -transparent-compression Enable transparent compression of files - linux specific -duplicates-once - if two files have the same MD5 hash, just one copy goes to ISO, other is a hardlink -force-uppercase - uppercase all files and folders As you can see: - no Macintosh HFS specific options are included - no linux hardlink & symlink specific options are included (you cant use them on FAT32 or NTFS partitions) - no multisession specific options, - no AudioCD and VideoCD specific options - no log and debbug options - no UDF and no DVD video - no include/exclude options, nobody realy needs that, you are the owner of your files and folder structure - no UIDs, we don't have them on Win32 - no very rare and no, for GUI application, unuseful options
  11. New beta of The_GUI 3

    @all 1. I'm well introduced with the possibilities of cdimage. 2. cdimage supports less filesystems options than mkisofs like: - standard RockRidge filesystem extension proposed by Linux community, accepted by ISO standards - Mac HFS CD filesystem - UDF - Audio - VideoCD - hidding files like boot sector, boot catalogue, any other file (I think the last one isn't quite useful) - etc... 3. only point where cdimage was better was storage optimization through linking multiple instances of same file located in different folders. Mkisofs for Linux had haved this before cdimage, mkisofs have support for this one too in recent versions for Win32 4. cdimage is leaked propietary piece of software, mkisofs is GPL and free 5. All Linux CD/DVD burning software is just a frontend for cdrtools (mkisofs is a part of cdrtools) 6. I'm not a writer of mkisofs 7. I'm just making a frontend with accent on making bootable CDs 8. My frontend have unique features that neither the Linux frontends have, neither cdimage e.g. making lists for files burning order on CD (this can speed up the booting if you know the order in which files are loaded) 9. Stop blaming me, I'm not the one who spams this forum with my software (call it piece of crap if you want). Somebody else have put the link to previous version on this forum and I saw that the link had a lot of visitors. I have decided to keep the people from this forum informed about. If you don't want me here - just say, I don't have a problem with that.
  12. New beta of The_GUI 3

    With mkisofs (also with The_GUI) you can do more advanced things. ISO9660/Joliet isn't the only filesystem on the world (try to make RockRidge filesystem with Nero). Also, try to combine Knoppix and WinPE with Nero, Knoppix wont boot because of inproper filesystem . Try to optimize the loading of your WinPE with Nero, with The_GUI you can specify in which order the files would be recorded to CD etc, etc... Nero is "just" user friendly ("just" because I use it for all normal tasks), but with The_GUI/mkisofs you can do much more, you have acces to all the parameters of your ISO (yes, The_GUI will always first make the ISO file so you can test it in VMWare or other VMs). Want to have more Windows installations on one CD (x-in-1)? Linking the duplicated files from The_GUI will do the job, can Nero do that ? etc...etc...
  13. New beta of The_GUI 3

    @Nois3 My first post, first line: "Hi, new beta of The_GUI is released. The_GUI is a frontend for mkisofs, cdrecord, readcd, dd, bbie with addition of other stuff not found in other frontends."
  14. New beta of The_GUI 3

    ok people, my last post here because it seems that nobody is interested: beta4 is online
  15. New beta of The_GUI 3

    Can you specify which ones?