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karans 10-29-2003 07:34 AM

What does "loop-mount the disk image" mean ?
 
What does "loop-mount the disk image" mean ? I was reading about customising anaconda , where I came across this term .

Thanks

idaho 10-29-2003 09:21 AM

This means to mount a file as if it is a drive device. For instance, if you have a .iso file, you can mount it with the command:

mount -o loop myfile.iso /mnt/point


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