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Re: Loop FS help please.



On Wednesday 23 January 2008 02:12:31 pm Teo Fonrouge wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 January 2008 01:17:01 pm clemens dwf com wrote:
> > For some reason, I seem to have a mental block when trying to do a mount
> > of a loop filesystem.
> >
> > I have a copy of the f8 iso on disk, I would like to look inside of it.
> > Im sure that I can do that with a magic mount ... -o loop= ... but cant
> > seem to get it right.
>
> # mount -o loop yourisofile.iso /home/joe/mnt
>
> That would work.

There is another way to look inside a iso, in a console (konsole, 
gnome-terminal, xterm, run level 3, ...) you can use mc (midnight commander) 
to see the tree of a iso and even you can view and copy the files from inside 
the iso file.

mc is available by:

# yum install mc



best regards

Teo Fonrouge


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