[sclug] Mount whole-disk image?

David Kerrawn sclug at kerrawn.co.uk
Sat Jan 26 22:26:56 UTC 2008

Use losetup to specify the offset into the loopback device.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: sclug-bounces at sclug.org.uk [mailto:sclug-bounces at sclug.org.uk] On
> Behalf Of John Stumbles
> Sent: 26 January 2008 22:18
> To: sclug
> Subject: [sclug] Mount whole-disk image?
> I know if I make an image of a filesystem with
> 	dd if=/dev/sda1
> (say) I can then mount it loopback and access it as a filesystem. Can I
> do something similar with an image of an entire disk, e.g. made with
> 	dd if=/dev/sda
> ?
> --
> John Stumbles

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