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Re: Mounting a file as a filesystem

> > a filesystem. I would like to know how I can create say a 200MB file on hdb
> > (Win 95) and mount it as a filesystem on say /usr.
> > Is this possible? What do I need to do it?
> > 
> You can create an iso9660 read only file system image file with mkisofs on
> your win95 partition and then mount it with the loop device. You will need
> loop support in your kernel.

why iso9660, especially since you say it's readonly?
You can put any file system (AFAIK) in the loopback,
so ext2fs should be no problem. Performance might
not be so hot but acceptable.


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