can not get udf formated disk to boot

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can not get udf formated disk to boot

Postby linux_vbox_user » 3. Mar 2009, 03:26

I have a udf formatted dvd that virtual box will not boot and when I view the disk, I see only a readme file. Is there a way to make the disk readable?
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Re: can not get udf formated disk to boot

Postby linux_vbox_user » 3. Mar 2009, 21:03

Yes, it was the windows 7 beta iso burned to a dvd. I installed it on a fresh hard drive (works fine) and wanted to make a virtual machine. It was during the making of the virtual machine that I discovered the problem.
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Re: can not get udf formated disk to boot

Postby Sasquatch » 6. Mar 2009, 20:53

Use the ISO if you still have it. UDF formatted, hmm, checking Google, a full UDF disk is not bootable. It has to have some form of ISO9660 file system on it to make it bootable. That's also why you see a README.TXT file, that is the ISO9660 part. Perhaps VB can't handle that. You really should use the ISO file instead.

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