Mount an iso image?
pauls at utdallas.edu
Mon Apr 23 20:23:28 UTC 2007
--On Monday, April 23, 2007 21:18:55 +0200 Martin Tournoij
<carpetsmoker at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Mon 23 Apr 2007 14:04, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> Is it possible to mount an iso image? I'm not referring to a cd, but a
>> single file that has been created using mkisofs. If so, what command
>> would you use? mount_cd9660 wants a block device. Do I need to use
>> some sort of pseudo block device?
>> Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
>> Senior Information Security Analyst
>> The University of Texas at Dallas
> To mount a iso image:
> mdconfig -at nvode -f MYIMAGE.ISO
> mount_cd9960 /dev/md0 /somewhere
> If you want to mount multiple ISO images then you will have to
> use md1, md2, ect.
> Don't forget to unmount and detach the memory disk:
> umount /somewhere
> mdconfig -ud 0
> 0 should be replaced with the appropiate device number
> Note that this will only mount standard iso images (iso9660, usually
> .iso or .bin), if you want to mount Nero/Alcohol/PowerISO/ect images
> then you must first convert them, iat is a great tool for doing this:
> Ports collection: sysutils/iat
> Website: http://iat.berlios.de/
Thanks. That's what I was looking for. I wasn't trying to create an iso.
I wanted to see what was inside one without burning a CD first. That works
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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