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Old 05-23-2007, 12:19 PM   #1
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Manipulating IMG Files


I have a .img (image) file, which I wish to partition and format. It will be an image of a hard disk when completed, but I wish to place some files on the disk before I put it to use. So, how can I partition and format the disk on my box already. I can try to mount the disk, but it says that I have to specify a file system type, which I haven't got yet because the disk is not formatted. If I use cfdisk to try to modify the partition table, I cannot as the program is unable to find the disk size. I also wish to mount the disk, but I haven't really looked into this yet.

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Old 05-24-2007, 05:06 AM   #3
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Hey Thanks! I didn't think to check google. Sorry for wasting your time.
 
  


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