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Old 10-29-2003, 06:34 AM   #1
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Question 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 .

Old 10-29-2003, 08:21 AM   #2
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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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