How can I mount a cdrom .bin file?

Vince Hoffman Vince.Hoffman at
Thu May 15 01:54:49 PDT 2003

> > On Wednesday, 14 May 2003 at 21:17:22 +0000, How Can ThisBe wrote:
> > > Hello. I have a number of .bin CDROM images and I was 
> wondering how I
> > > can mount them? I know how to mount .iso CDROM images but 
> .bin is new
> > > to me :]
> >
> .bin & .cue files can be read by daemontools [] for
> windows.  These guys took BSD cd9660 mounting programs and adapt them
> for windows.  I don't remember, but I believe they have
> legal problems for this.
> You can "mount" that image in a virtual CD and then, with a 
> burner program
> you can build the iso image, just as "mdconfig -a -t vnode..." does.
> Now, in FreeBSD, /usr/ports/sysutils/bchunk that help you
> to build the iso image:
> bchunk is a Unix/C rewrite of the fine BinChunker software for some
> non-Unix systems.
> ========================

Another way is described here. 
(first hit on google using "bin cue burn bsd") the cue file is a text 
file that describes the layout of the bin file. Any program that 
creates a .bin CD image should create a cue file also.

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