I've a disk dump image (.dd) of an old version of X-Linux (X-Linux R41). Is there any chance to successfully convert this .dd image to a .iso? I've tried this conversion through a forensic tool, but what I've got is a corrupted image, where no OS is found.

I need an iso because I've to emulate this OS through QEMU.

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    qemu should boot the raw image if you use it as a hard drive. – Panther May 10 '13 at 18:46

"dd" is "iso" for all intents and purposes. It's a raw image, and as mentioned above, it will boot in qemu or kvm (assuming it isn't corrupt) if it is a raw image.

Example, if you take a hard drive with Ubuntu installed, located at /dev/sdc, and use the command:

dd if=/dev/sdc bs=8M of=/home/me/sdc.raw

You can then boot /home/me/sdc.raw using qemu or KVM.

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