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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 11, 2018

Add CDRECORD & DVDRECORd to yum repositories

Add the open source cdrkit (or cdrecord & dvdrecord) utilities to the IBM i yum repositories so that CD & DVD images can be built entirely on the i.

Use Case:

The QLPCDRST api allows you to create the necessary files to put on a CD or DVD so that they can be loaded on the i using RST* & LODRUN commands (either through physical media or image catalog), but there is no (apparent) way to build an ISO image so the whole process can be completed on the i.

Adding these utilities would provide the necessary tools to allow the entire process to be completed on the i.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 18, 2020

    ..Unfortunately, IBM has no plans to deliver this in the near future. However, it is available from a third party as documented at

  • Guest
    Dec 17, 2018

    IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.