#2379 Issue closed: mkisofs: Bad Option '-e' (error -1 BADFLAG) on SLES15 SP1

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pewo opened issue at 2020-04-23 15:47:

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  • ReaR version ("/usr/sbin/rear -V"): Relax-and-Recover 2.5-git.0.6c2f857.unknown / 2020-04-20

  • OS version ("cat /etc/rear/os.conf" or "lsb_release -a" or "cat /etc/os-release"): SLES 15 SP1

  • ReaR configuration files ("cat /etc/rear/site.conf" and/or "cat /etc/rear/local.conf"):

  • Hardware (PC or PowerNV BareMetal or ARM) or virtual machine (KVM guest or PoverVM LPAR): PC

  • System architecture (x86 compatible or PPC64/PPC64LE or what exact ARM device): X86_64

  • Firmware (BIOS or UEFI or Open Firmware) and bootloader (GRUB or ELILO or Petitboot): UEFI

  • Storage (local disk or SSD) and/or SAN (FC or iSCSI or FCoE) and/or multipath (DM or NVMe): SSD

  • Description of the issue (ideally so that others can reproduce it):

When running "rear -v mkrescue" the script exists with an error message:
ERROR: Could not create ISO image (with /usr/bin/mkisofs)
A snippet from the logfile:
....Starting '/usr/bin/mkisofs'
....Making ISO image
....Including ISO UEFI boot (as triggered by USING_UEFI_BOOTLOADER=1)
Bad Option '-e' (error -1 BADFLAG)

  • Workaround, if any: N/A :-(

  • Attachments, as applicable ("rear -D mkrescue/mkbackup/recover" debug log files):

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jsmeix commented at 2020-04-23 16:00:

See default.conf
for ISO and UEFI related settings and see
for examples and in general see

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