Reading LiveCD question

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Wed Aug 10 16:46:48 PDT 2005

Stephen Liu wrote:
> I tried to mount it as follows;
> # mount /mnt/cdrom/lfs.img -t squashfs -o loop
> /mnt/livecd
> But I could not find lfs.img.  Please advise how to do
> it to read the entire content on the CD

It seems you're aware of the CD's use of squashfs, so I assume you have 
that support built into your kernel.  The actual squashfs file is called 
'.root.sqfs'. So you would need to run:

mount /mnt/cdrom/.root.sqfs -t squashfs -o loop /mnt/livecd


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