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Old 12-12-2008, 09:11 AM   #1
vibinlakshman
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Cool Regarding mounting iso image to upgrade os


Hello , when i tried to install ubuntu 8.04 frm ubuntu 7.10, i downloaded its iso image , coz lack of cd, i started to mount image to drive, but it is not showing any status
when i tried to mount using command , terminal just exits, is it problem of cd drive which isnt mounted, but in /etc/fstab its there..
Can anybody sort this problem..
 
Old 12-13-2008, 06:01 AM   #2
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Hi. I don't know exactly what is your problem. I understand that you can't mount a iso cd-rom image. Well,first: the file sistem is not mount on the drive, it's mount on a file (folder). Simply make a folder in your home dir: "~$ mkdir cd_iso" and mount the iso as loop. Supossing the iso is in your home:"~$ mount -o loop image.iso cd_iso".
Good luck.
 
Old 12-13-2008, 04:41 PM   #3
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Red face Drive mounted, but cant mount iso to it!!!!!!

I thought cd drive isnt mounted, but actually it is mounted and found it in /etc/fstab. But still cant mount image !! Any Help
 
  


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