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 · 615 weeks and 3 days ago
@flatcap: That's fine for a single partition image, not so for a multi-partition disk image.
TheMightyBuzzard · 615 weeks and 3 days ago
kpartx allow you to register partitions within the image.
oernii3 · 615 weeks and 3 days ago
You will get lots of such commands through this website and this is the best place for learning the Unix commands. The above command is used for mounting partitions from images. Here they have provided a clear idea on that and I am looking here for more command details here.
Alyssalauren · 9 weeks ago

What do you think?

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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