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

See Also



17 Jan 2014 isohybrid