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Re: modifying isolinux.iso / Red Hat 9



> When I mount it as a loopback file system with
> mount -o loop,rw isolinux.iso /mnt/loop/
> cp: cannot create regular file `./isolinux.cfg` Read-only file system
>
> I've used this technique with bootable floppy images.  Am I missing a
> switch to mount, or something?  Note, it doesn't matter if it's mounted
> with -o loop or -o loop,rw -- it still mouhts as read-only.

Most of the time, ISO images are mounted read-only. You'll need to use
mkisofs as described by Jason Tibbitts to create a new one.
Alternatively, what may've happened is that the file you mounted is set
read-only, which would prevent you from writing on the mounted filesystem
aswell.

Cipri




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