Virtual CD drive for FreeBSD?

Igor Robul igorr at
Tue Jan 10 07:58:48 PST 2006

On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 03:43:35PM +0000, Mark Ovens wrote:
> Is there such a thing as a virtual CD drive in the Ports. Something that 
> allows you to treat an ISO image file - data or audio - as though it 
> were a real CD in a real drive? Like Nero ImageDrive in Windows.

mdconfig -a -t vnode -f your_iso.iso

then it prints name of device (in my case md1)

mount_cd9660 /dev/md1 /mnt

and after you have finished 
umount /mnt
mdconfig -d -u 1

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