How to Create a RHEL bootable DVD ISO from RHEL CD ISO files

As the current RHEL release (4) is only available in CDs, not in DVD but it is possible to create a RHEL bootable DVD ISO from these CDs using Chris Kloiber’s mkdvdiso.sh script file.

RHEL

You have to follow some simple steps to create a RHEL bootable DVD ISO.

Step-1: Download mkdvdiso.sh from the below mentioned path.

http://mirror.centos.org/centos/build/mkdvdiso.sh


Step-2: Install the anaconda-runtime prerequisite package and its dependencies and run as described.

# rpm -q anaconda-runtime || yum -y install anaconda-runtime


Step-3: Put all the CD ISO files and mkdvdiso.sh in a specific directory and run the mkdvdiso.sh script to create RHEL bootable DVD ISO.

Step-4: But before running this script, change ISO files name like disk1.iso, disk2.iso, disk3.iso, disk4.iso and disk5.iso

# ls -1

mkdvdiso.sh

disc1.iso

disc2.iso

disc3.iso

disc4.iso

disc5.iso

Step-5: The following command will create a RHEL bootable DVD ISO named RHEL-U4-i386-AS-dvd.iso

# ./mkdvdiso.sh . $(pwd)/RHEL-U4-i386-AS-dvd.iso

These 5 steps will create your 5 RHEL CD ISO to single RHEL bootable DVD ISO.

 

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