On 10/09/13 21:25, Polytropon wrote: > On Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:14:22 -0600, Gary Aitken wrote: >> Seems like it must be possible to mount a cd9660 image somehow without >> burning an actual disc? > > Of course. :-)
I guess knowing it's possible is a start; couldn't figure out where to look to get the magic combination. > It is possible by using a virtual node "connected" to the > ISO file. Without having tested, according to your example: > > # mdconfig -u 0 -t vnode -f > /hd1/Downloads/FreeBSD/9_1/FreeBSD-9.1-RELEASE-amd64-disc1.iso for the record, that's: mdconfig -a -t vnode -u 0 -f <file> > # mount -o ro -t cd9660 /dev/md0 /mnt/tmp > ... do stuff ... > # umount /mnt/tmp > # mdconfig -u 0 -d and that one is mdconfig -d -u 0 order appears to be important Thanks again, Gary _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"