Loopback filesystem support?

W. Sierke ws at senet.com.au
Wed Apr 2 22:17:47 PST 2003

From: "Rus Foster" <rghf at fsck.me.uk>
> Hi All,
>  Does FreeBSD have any support for loopback filesystems. i.e. I mean being
> able to mount a file as a filesystem ala Linux. Googling didn't chuck back
> much and the nearest I found was mount_null. Is it possible?

man vn
man vnconfig


# vnconfig -c vn0 file.iso && mount_cd9660 /dev/vn0 /mnt
# umount /mnt && vnconfig -u vn0


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