In the last episode (Apr 23), Paul Schmehl said:
> --On Monday, April 23, 2007 21:18:55 +0200 Martin Tournoij
> > On Mon 23 Apr 2007 14:04, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> >> Is it possible to mount an iso image? I'm not referring to a cd,
> >> but a single file that has been created using mkisofs. If so,
> >> what command would you use? mount_cd9660 wants a block device.
> >> Do I need to use some sort of pseudo block device?
> > To mount a iso image:
> > mdconfig -at nvode -f MYIMAGE.ISO
> > mount_cd9960 /dev/md0 /somewhere
> > If you want to mount multiple ISO images then you will have to use
> > md1, md2, ect.
> > Don't forget to unmount and detach the memory disk:
> > umount /somewhere
> > mdconfig -ud 0
> > 0 should be replaced with the appropiate device number
> > Note that this will only mount standard iso images (iso9660,
> > .usually iso or .bin), if you want to mount
> > .Nero/Alcohol/PowerISO/ect images
> > then you must first convert them, iat is a great tool for doing this:
> > Ports collection: sysutils/iat
> > Website: http://iat.berlios.de/
> Thanks. That's what I was looking for. I wasn't trying to create
> an iso. I wanted to see what was inside one without burning a CD
> first. That works perfectly.
If that's all you need, there's an even easier way: "tar tvf mycd.iso",
since libarchive understands the iso9660 filesystem format :)
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