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How to mount a raw disk image in Linux

How to mount a raw disk image in Linux

There have been a number of times in Linux where I’ve had to create a bit-copy image of a hard disk ¬†using dd or dd_rescue, then needed to mount that image to the local filesystem to peruse its’ contents. When you use dd or dd_rescue against the block device, you end up with the MBR, Partition Table, and all the partitions on the disk too. ¬†This can trip you up when you are used to mounting individual partitions using the…

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