Making a mounted ISO image of a CD-ROM writable

Paul Hoffman phoffman at
Thu Jul 12 21:13:39 UTC 2007

At 10:53 PM +0200 7/12/07, Roland Smith wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 12:38:10PM -0700, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>>  Greetings again. I want to make an ISO image of the FreeBSD distribution
>>  with a boot.config file that contains "/boot/loader -h". I have the ISO
>>  image as a file on my hard drive, and have mounted it on /mnt:
>>  mdconfig -a -t vnode -f /path/to/my/bootable.iso -u 0
>>  mount -w -t cd9660 /dev/md0 /mnt
>>  However, when I try to create files on /mnt, I get:
>>  -su: boot.config: Read-only file system
>>  How do I make it so that I can write into /mnt so that I can then later
>>  save those back to the ISO image?
>Try the sysutils/isomaster port.

Er, thanks, but I am running on a text-only system. Looks nice, however.

Other thoughts? I would hope this would be as easy as "run this 
program to change the image to read-write".

--Paul Hoffman

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