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Mount a partition from dd disk image

Terminal - Mount a partition from dd disk image
mount -o loop,offset=$((512*x)) /path/to/dd/image /mount/path
2009-11-25 15:49:30
User: rocku
Functions: mount
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Mount a partition from dd disk image

Assuming we have a disk image, ie. created by

dd if=/dev/sda of=image.dd

we can check the image's partition layout with

fdisk -ul image.dd

then, we substitute "x" with starting sector of the partition we want to mount. This example assumes that the disk uses 512 B sectors

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see also http://www.pixelbeat.org/scripts/lomount.sh

Comment by pixelbeat 286 weeks and 3 days ago

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