A Burning Question

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A Burning Question

Post by Green Ranger » Fri Jan 10, 2003 3:03 pm

After burning a cdi (or nero) file unto a cd, is there a way to go into the files on the cd, modify them, then reburn them on the same disk?

In other words, from the disk can you copy the files that you want to modify to your hard drive, modify them, then overwrite the originals on the cd by reburning it on the same disk?

If there is a way to do, what program(s) would i need, and how could i do it?

Thx in advance
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Post by az_bont » Fri Jan 10, 2003 3:10 pm

You can't edit a file and then put it back onto the same disc. If you had a regular Data CD, you could keep adding files to a multi-session compilation, but only the newest batch of burnt stuff would show up in Windows Explorer. If you plan on using it for the Dreamcast, then all files should show up.
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Post by Green Ranger » Fri Jan 10, 2003 5:10 pm

Thanks for the info. How do I make a Data CD in Discjuggler and as a multi-session compilation in Discjuggler? And will it still be bootable in the Dreamcast if I make it multi-session?
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Post by az_bont » Fri Jan 10, 2003 5:25 pm

I don't know how to do it in DiscJuggler, but by default Nero makes a Multi-Session disc. It's not possible to make a Multi-Session disc that's also self-bootable, but you can burn your emulator/application on one disc and keep another for all your ROms/videos/MP3s etc.

http://www.nero.com
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Post by Green Ranger » Sat Jan 11, 2003 11:15 pm

Kool, but with the boot disk it should work fine then?
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Post by az_bont » Sun Jan 12, 2003 5:36 am

Green Ranger wrote:Kool, but with the boot disk it should work fine then?
No, not the Utopia one at least. There are two things you can do:

1. Use Inducer to create a disc full of your emulators and applications, and then have another disc for all your ROMs and videos etc.

2. Burn one boot disc of DemoMenu and keep another for holding all your emulators and ROMs etc. It's better explained here: http://homebrew.dcemulation.org/Demomnu.htm
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Post by Green Ranger » Tue Jan 14, 2003 1:02 am

thx az_bont for your help. I'm gonna try and see if I can get this thing done :wink:
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