isohybrid man page

isohybrid — Post-process an ISO 9660 image for booting as a hard disk.


isohybrid [Options] <boot.iso>


The isohybrid utility modifies an ISO 9660 image generated with mkisofs, genisoimage, or compatible utilities, to be bootable as a CD-ROM or as a hard disk.


-h <X>
Number of geometry heads (default 64)
-s <X>
Number of geometry sectors (default 32)
-e <X>, --entry <X>
Specify parititon entry number (1-4)
-o <X>, --offset <X>
Specify partition offset (default 0)
-t <X>, --type <X>
Specify partition type (default 0x17)
-i <X>, --id <X>
Specify MBR ID (default random)
-u, --uefi
Build EFI bootable image
-m, --mac
Add Apple File Protocol partition table support
Assume we are laoded as disk ID 0
Assume disk ID 0 if the Ctrl key is pressed
Allow booting from within a partition
-?, --help
Display help
-v, --verbose
Display verbose output
-V, --version
Display version information

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isohybrid 17 Jan 2014