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Old 11-13-2003, 01:28 PM   #1
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Mounting ISO: "Not A Directory"?


Ok, I've been trying to mount an ISO image and after searching I found I needed to do this by doing the following:
Code:
mount -t iso9660 -o loop /where/is.iso /mnt/iso
First I got an error: "mount: mount point /mnt/iso does not exist" so I read up and someone said it have to make the directory first. So I did a MD ISO under the /mnt and now I get the error: "mount: Not a directory"

Any ideas?

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Old 11-13-2003, 01:49 PM   #2
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md? Or 'mkdir'? Try 'mkdir /mnt/iso'.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 01:11 AM   #3
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Well, I originally did a MD. I tried MKDIR and it still gives me the same error. Whats the difference between the two commands besides I used MD purely because I'm used to DOS commands?

Any ideas on the original issue yet?
 
Old 11-14-2003, 06:01 AM   #4
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Howzit

well not sure about the cmd md must use cmd mkdir. first goto /mnt then do a ls and see if the dir iso is there. then do a ls -a and see the owner of the dir iso if it says root root if this is the case u will have to mount the drive as root because u don have permisions.

If the dir does't exists then use cmd as follows mkdir iso LINUX IS CASE SENSITIVE NOT LIKE DOS.

then try mounting the way u mentioned above

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Old 11-14-2003, 06:39 AM   #5
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'md' uses to be an alias for 'mkdir' (type 'alias' in a console session to see this)
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Old 11-14-2003, 01:43 PM   #6
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Ok, I still have the same issue.

Btw, ls -author says all directories are root. When i mount the device, I am trying to do it as root, but I still get the same error.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 02:30 PM   #7
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Do you have the right permissions?
tell us the output of
Code:
ls -l /mnt/
(well, only the line concerning the iso subdirectory)
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