How could I use ISO images under linux or freeBSD ?

How could I use ISO images under linux or freeBSD ?

Post by ctrl » Sat, 05 Apr 2003 14:35:52

or is that possible to mount ISO images into /dev/cdrom ? if yes ,
which way to do ?

Thanks in advance


How could I use ISO images under linux or freeBSD ?

Post by Shawn Mi » Sat, 05 Apr 2003 20:40:48

Run this command:

man 8 mount

This will tell you everything you need to know. I hope you actually
read this file, and not just type in my example and forget about
learning something.

mount shrike-i386-disc1.iso /mnt/cdrom0 -t iso9660 -o loop=/dev/loop0

This is a command I took almost directly from the 'man 8 mount' page I
directed you to.  The only thing I changed were the name of the ISO
image and the '/mnt/cdrom'.  I checked it out and it works.

Now, I don't mind helping people out, but most people on here will not
bother to answer a question when it is obvious that you didn't do any
searching on Google or man pages on your own.  I don't entirely
disagree with them, but I don't just leave a post saying "man mount"
and nothing else -- I think that's elitist and rude.

So, in the future, please make use of Google and man pages before you
ask a question, and when you ask the question, also list the things
you've tried and the problems you've had.  Then you will find many
people willing to help you.



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