Quick guide to burning CDs in FreeBSD


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An uncharacteristically short how-to post from me. It's probably because I'm not Bill Kurtis.

Burning a typical ISO image to CD, using the standard /dev/acd0 CD drive device and where johncleese.iso is (surprisingly) the name of the image to burn:

# burncd -f /dev/acd0 data [johncleese.iso] fixate
% echo Ruben is not Bill Kurtis

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