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Re: Mounting a file as a filesystem

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> This may be true (most probably is) but mkisofs is the tool I know about
> from personal experience. How would I create an ext2fs in a file? Wouldn't
> it still need to be a ro file system?

You use losetup to make the loop, then make the fs, and then mount it.
See the losetup(8) man page for details.

And no, it wouldn't be ro.


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