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Re: Loop FS help please.



On Jan 23, 2008 5:30 PM, Jacques B. <jjrboucher gmail com> wrote:
> <snip>
> >     I tried several of the suggested methods and the one with -t does
> > not work. With the t removed this works fine:
> >
> > mount  <isofile> /mnt/point/here -o loop
> >
> > It is a bit easier to remember too. And my testing was on F8.
> >
> > Karl
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >         Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>
> That underscores an important point.  That the file system on the
> optical media may not be iso9660 hence using -t iso9660 would fail in
> that case.  Omitting it causes the mount command to attempt to
> determine the filesystem and mount it accordingly.  As long as it can
> recognize it and that filesystem type is supported by your kernel you
> are good to go.
>
> Jacques B.
>

I should have said the filesystem in the image of the optical media
seeing the question dealt with an .iso image file.

Jacques B.


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