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Old 05-03-2005, 02:08 PM   #1
zero79
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Exclamation problem mounting a disk image


Hi all,

I'm having issues mounting a basic hard disk image file via the loop device. I loaded the loop kernel module and verified that it's loaded

Code:
$su -c "modprobe loop"
$ lsmod | grep loop
loop                   16424  0
next, i try to mount my disk image, but get an error

Code:
$ mount -o loop tst.img ./mnt
mount: Could not find any loop device. Maybe this kernel does not know
       about the loop device? (If so, recompile or `modprobe loop'), or
       maybe /dev/loop# has the wrong major number?
so i try

Code:
$ mount -o loop=/dev/loop0 tst.img ./mnt
/dev/loop0: Permission denied
checking permissions

Code:
$ ls -l /dev/loop0
brw-rw----  1 root disk 7, 1 2005-05-03 14:58 /dev/loop0
what's going on here? thanks for any assistance.

Last edited by zero79; 05-03-2005 at 02:17 PM.
 
Old 05-03-2005, 02:12 PM   #2
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ARe you sure that you have mnt dir in your current catalog, because looks like you meant /mnt and instead you are using ./mnt which means(lets pretend that you are in /home/user) /home/user/mnt. Try to fix that and post the results.
 
Old 05-03-2005, 02:15 PM   #3
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no, i have a mnt dir in the working directory. i didn't want to mount in /mnt. i tried the same command as root, and it worked. i just can't mount the image as user.
 
  


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