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converting bin to iso and mounting - how?

Discussion in 'Linux & Open Source' started by englishpremier, 3 Jun 2006.

  1. englishpremier

    Sgarrista

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    I have two BIN files that i need to convert to ISO and mount.


    In windows i could just mount bins with alcohol,
    Can anyone tell me how to go about this in linux?
     
  2. BillytheImpaler

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    I take it that it's a DVD image. What distro are you using, if I might ask?
     
  3. englishpremier

    Sgarrista

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    Nah its a cd image, and i'm runung unbuntu 6.06 if that helps.
     
  4. BillytheImpaler

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    How's this: http://he.fi/bchunk/

    Use it to convert the .bin to an .iso. Then mount that with
    Code:
    mount -o loop -t iso9660 foobar.iso /mnt/image
    Let us know if it works.
     
  5. englishpremier

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    problem is bchunk needs a .cue file to work, I don't have have cue sheets for these