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Re: [SLE] fstab entry for iso
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 20:20:31 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502152018210.7643@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Tuesday 2005-02-15 at 13:26 -0000, Hamish wrote:

> > I have used dd to make an iso of my SuSE dvd so I can leave it in the case
> > and use it direct off my hdd, I would like to use fstab to mount it every
> > time i start, but I cannot figure how to tell it "-o loop". Has anyone done
> > this? Mount the iso normally: `mount -o loop /path/to/susedvd.iso /susedvd`
> > - this works fine, but how do I transfer that to fstab?

What is the advantage of doing that compared to simply copying the dvd
contents to some directory?

> Stupid moment - its really simple, for anyone who wants to do this, the fstab
> entry looks like this:
> /pathto/susedvd.iso /mnt/susedvd iso9660 defaults,loop,ro 0 0


Carlos Robinson

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