Mount ISO Image

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Feb 27 11:04:33 UTC 2008

Gunawan wrote:
> An as additional question usually cd/dvd image have iso as extention.
> We can create cd/dvd image using Nero or Alcohol or some other
> software.
> Can I use loop to read that also? where nero have nrg extention and
> Alcohol 120% use acc as extention.

Yes, the extension is irrelevant.

> And which one correct?
> $ sudo mount -oloop /path/to/image.iso /mnt/iso/
> or
> $ sudo mount -o loop /path/to/image.iso /mnt/iso/

Both. The mount command doesn't need the extra space. Anyway, the 
directory /mnt/iso should exist already before you can mount anything to 
that directory.


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