Mount partition from image (without offset mount)

losetup /dev/loop0 harddrive.img; kpartx -a -v /dev/loop0; mount /dev/mapper/loop0p1 /mountpoint/

By: oernii3
2010-10-30 11:52:11

What Others Think

What's wrong with: mount -o loop harddrive.img /mountpoint
flatcap · 521 weeks and 2 days ago
@flatcap: That's fine for a single partition image, not so for a multi-partition disk image.
TheMightyBuzzard · 521 weeks and 1 day ago
kpartx allow you to register partitions within the image.
oernii3 · 521 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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