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ISO TO ZIP-DRIVE


Imagine you can boot from your zip-drive and you want to put a distro on the zip, but distro´s come ¨packed¨ as ISO, so how do you extract an ISO ?
Simple:

Create a directory in /mnt called loop: ( as root )

CODE
# mkdir /mnt/loop

Then:

CODE
# mount -o loop /home/bruno/tmp/damnsmall-0.4.5.iso /mnt/loop


This will extract/show all the files of the ISO in /mnt/loop . . all you have to do is copy them to your zip drive and boot from it . . .

You can put a small distro like D Small Linux on your USB Memory Stick too, but booting from it is a bit more complicated . . . if you really want to give it a go Here and have a look . . . .


Bruno


-- Sep 9 2003 ( Revised Dec 12 2005 ) --


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