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Oct. 17th, 2006 @ 10:59 am DVD, DOS, and formating
Ok I've asked a question in the past to this community with no response, but I'm giving it a second shot with a different question.

Here's the question, does anyone know if it is possible to boot into MS-DOS and access a DVD-RW and run commands like FDISK and FORMAT on the DVD media?

This is a frustrating problem, I just want to make a DOS bootable DVD with GHOST 2003 and an image file on it, but every time I create a Bootable DVD from a Floppy image the DVD thinks it's a floppy I guess because the FAT is sourced out of a 3.5

I finally figured out how to make a USB drive bootable using DOS, but I can FDISK and Format a USB drive. Don't think anyone has made DVD-RW drivers for DOS, but I could be wrong. Help anyone?
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From:stainsteelrat
Date:October 17th, 2006 04:28 pm (UTC)
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There's some documents about creating a bootable Windows XP install CD, having integrated SP2, that talks about using ISOBuster to extract the required boot image. Not sure if that helps at all?...

I've never heard of formatting DVDs within MS-DOS, and am 99% sure it isn't possible.
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From:stainsteelrat
Date:October 17th, 2006 04:29 pm (UTC)
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btw as this isn't server related, you might have more joy at computerhelp
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From:muse_of_tragedy
Date:October 18th, 2006 01:46 am (UTC)
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Help Q's does NOT have to be just server related, any Q's are more than welcomed. Just had to clarify that.
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From:daming
Date:October 17th, 2006 05:15 pm (UTC)
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I figured out how to solve my dilemna. It required using WinImage to extract some system files and creating a custom boot image.
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From:muse_of_tragedy
Date:October 18th, 2006 01:50 am (UTC)
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Good, glad you figured it out. Sorry I was late to see your Q.