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Old 04-15-2002, 06:51 AM   #1
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Unhappy iso mounting

well another seemed quite easy but could not be solved problem again. I have tried to mount iso image with slackware like i do it in redhat or mandrake but couldnt achieve. why? dont know... perhaps you can share your thoughts about this slackware problem.

thanks lot...
Old 04-15-2002, 06:53 AM   #2
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What errors did you get? I have sometimes had the problem of mounting ISOs as normal users under any distro, but doing so works a treat as root.

Just to make sure, you are doing so like this?

mount isofile -o loop mountpoint
Old 04-15-2002, 06:58 AM   #3
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I wrote:

mount -o loop -t iso9660 isofile mount_place

and here is the answer.

mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop0,
or too many mounted file systems

Old 04-15-2002, 11:47 AM   #4
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modprobe loop
Old 04-16-2002, 10:25 PM   #5
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Check if the kernel has support for loopback devices.

Type make menuconfig (or xconfig) and see in "loopback device support" under "block devices".

Also don't harm to check if support for Iso 9660 filesystem is compiled in the kernel.


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