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I am running Ubuntu off of a CD because I have a faulty operating system. Because of this I can not burn an iso file. So I have been trying ...
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    Mounting ISO help


    I am running Ubuntu off of a CD because I have a faulty operating system. Because of this I can not burn an iso file. So I have been trying to mount the iso with no luck. I have gone to a number of sites and tried every combination I can think of of the command:

    mount -o loop -t iso9660 FILE.iso /mnt/iso

    the error message is:

    ioctl: LOOP_SET_FD: Invalid argument

    Any help? Or better yet, maybe there is a way to eject the CD so I can just burn the iso file?

    Thanks
    Joe

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    What kind of partition are you trying to mount the image from? Some filesystems are problematic when it comes to mounting images.

    Do you happen to be in /mnt/iso when you are trying to mount it?

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    i always use the gmount-iso which it is a GUI and it works perfectly for me

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