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Date:      Mon, 25 Nov 1996 12:13:13 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Gianmarco Giovannelli <>
Subject:   Re: How to make a FreeBSD cdrom under w95
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On Sun, 24 Nov 1996, Gianmarco Giovannelli wrote:

> 1) I created a big tar of all the files I need under FreeBSD 2.2 . (so I
> can store long filenames)
> 2) I copied this tar in a msdos drive.
> 3) I booted in win95 and I uncompressed the tar archive. (the long file
> name are see by w95 but the dos name is now 8.3 with ~ inside.)
> 4) I did the cdrom using the the joliet file name (win95 names and dos
> names) unicode.
> FreeBSD see the name with the dos name, so the cdrom is ok if I use w95,
> but when I mount it under FreeBSD I only see the name 8 + 3.
> 5) Easycd Pro can make the cdrom with the Romeo coding (W95 only file
> names). Is perhaps this name coding better for FreeBSD ?
> Is possible to create an image of the cdrom under FreeBSD and then burn it
> in w95 with easycd pro ?
> Or if it is not possible is there a way to do this cdrom ?

To get the long filenames back, you must encode using ISO9660 and Rock
Ridge extensions.  The Windows 95 encoding schemes are not currently

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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