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Iso image creation

Iso image creation

Hi ,

 

I have several hp software depot file for which i want to create an iso image so it can be write in DVD.

Pelase help how i t can be done?

 

or is there any other way to copy all the software depot files to DVD without creating iso image.

 

Thanks

AbhishekJ

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Re: ISO image creation

>I have several HP software depot file

 

What is their format?  Are they already SD depots?  Or are they already ISO images?

Re: ISO image creation

all the files are .depot files only e.g:  Itanium_JDK_6.0.1_xxxxxxxxxxx.depot

 

Thanks

AbhishekJ

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Re: ISO image creation

>the files are .depot files only e.g:  Itanium_JDK_6.0.1_xxxxxxxxxxx.depot

 

Then you don't need to create ISO images, you can just use swinstall directly on those SD depots.

Or use swcopy to create a directory depot and install from there.

Re: ISO image creation

 

we just want to create a single iso image for all depot files so that all softwares  can be installed at a single shot and same iso can be used for installation on several servers....instead of downloading/ftp-ing all the depots again and again on different servers....

 

 

Thanks

AbhishekJ

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Re: ISO image creation

>we just want to create a single ISO image for all depot files so that all software  can be installed at a single shot and same ISO can be used for installation on several servers.

 

You can download all of the depots and use swcopy to combine them.

If your servers are all on the same network, you can then install from that combined depot.

Re: ISO image creation

unfortunately we dont have servers in same network...
so we had planned to have single iso image having all depots and to install them on multiple servers...

 

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AbhishekJ

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Re: ISO image creation

>we don't have servers in same network.  we had planned to have single ISO image having all depots and to install them on multiple servers.

 

You still need to download them all to one system.  Then use swcopy to combine them.

You then can use swpackage to create a tape depot, a single file.

You could then copy that one file to a data DVD or create an ISO image.

Or just ftp/scp that one file.

 

 

Re: ISO image creation

yes i could create a single file using swcopy/swpackage but how can i create a iso image for that?

Please guide..

 

Regards

AbhishekJ

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Re: ISO image creation

>how can I create a ISO image for that?

 

Do you really want an ISO image or just a DVD?

I assume both can be done on your Windows or possibly Linux box.

Ignite does have growisofs:

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Ignite-UX/growisofs-failed/m-p/5388663