Unable to mount .iso file

Sjors Gielen mailinglist@dazjorz.com
Tue Mar 10 16:33:00 GMT 2009

Keith Christian wrote:
> I've tried the following mount command and it fails:
> mount -t iso9660 -o,loop ./RHEL4-U5-x86_64-WS-disc1.iso /media
> mount: invalid option - ''

It's because of the mount syntax. Comma is the seperator for seperate
options, use a space to seperate the '-o' and the 'loop' (ie, this way
it will see an empty option between -o and loop, resulting in invalid
option ''). Try this:
mount -t ios9660 -o loop ./RHEL[...].iso /media

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