[nmglug] Check a disk?

Nick Frost nickf at frostitute.com
Mon Mar 25 16:41:09 PDT 2013

On 03/25/2013 05:34 PM, Nick Frost wrote:

> if a successful image is made with ddrescue the image can be loop
> mounted on a Linux box and read that way:
> mount -o loop /mnt0/rescued-image.img /mnt1

I neglected to mention that if you want to mount a partition other than
the first one in an image an offset may need to be specified when loop


mount -o loop,offset=32256 -t ext3 /mnt0/rescued-image.img /mnt1

the same applies to non-ext3 file systems (NTFS), etc.

Nicholas S. Frost
7 Avenida Vista Grande #325
Santa Fe, NM  87508
nickf at frostitute.com

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