[oclug] mounting iso images
rod at giffinscientific.com
Sat Jul 5 22:20:26 EDT 2003
On Sat, 2003-07-05 at 21:04, Dana Webber wrote:
> On Saturday 05 July 2003 20:47, Christian Mautner wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 07:44:08PM -0400, Dana Webber wrote:
> > > On Saturday 05 July 2003 19:45, Rod Giffin wrote:
> > > > I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to mount an iso image under
> > > > Linux as if it was a r/w device. I'm probably overlooking something
> > > > really obvious... :/
> > > >
> > > > Rod.
> > >
> > > mount /archive/Psyche-i386-disc3.iso /mnt/iso -o loop
> > Have you tried this? I don't think it's possible. Mounting read/write,
> > that is. I always thought ISO9660 is file system that cannot be
> > written to, after the image has been created.
> > chm.
> You are right. It gets mounted as rw but when I actually tried
> to delete someting it refused
> [root at dunrobin root]# mount | grep iso
> /archive/Psyche-i386-disc3.iso on /mnt/iso type iso9660 (rw,loop=/dev/loop0)
> [root at dunrobin root]# rm /mnt/iso/EULA
> rm: remove write-protected regular file `/mnt/iso/EULA'? y
> rm: cannot remove `/mnt/iso/EULA': Read-only file system
I'm trying to get a more automated software release process for software
I wrote to send to clients on CD taking their requirements, version
dependencies and other upgrade path issues into consideration. There
are 26 possible combinations of software, so I don't necessarily want to
do this manually, and I certainly need to make changes to an ISO image.
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