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Re: Mounting a file as a filesystem

Sebastian Kuzminsky <kuzminsk@taussky.cs.colorado.edu> writes:
]    So my question is this:  how do i fsck the filesystem in a file?

Guy Maor <maor@ece.utexas.edu> wrote:
] Use losetup(8) to associate the loop device with a file first, then
] fsck, and then mount.
] losetup /dev/loop0 /the/loopback/file
] fsck -t ext2 /dev/loop0
] mount -t ext2 /dev/loop0 /mnt

   Oh yeah, that makes perfect sense.  Thanks!

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