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    > 	The only possible problem with iso9660 is that it isn't
    > particularly efficient WRT memory usage. In the directory structures,
    > numbers are frequently stored in both endian formats to make them easily
    > readable on both big and little endian systems. There is also 32Kb of
    > unused space at the very beginning of the disc.

    Well, if you are doing CD-R, burning ext2 (or any writeable fs) is a lot
    simpler. I doubt if it is extremely efficient though, but for the time
    and effort it saves (don't have to bother creating iso9660 images), it is
    worth it IMHO.

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    Andrew E. Mileski mailto:aem@netcom.ca
    Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project http://www.redhat.com/linux-info/pnp/
    XFree86 Matrox Team http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/~ajv/xf86-matrox.html

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