[FIXED]Unmounting an Image

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[FIXED]Unmounting an Image

Postby Xaeon88 on Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:07 pm

So I mounted one of my images using
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mount -t iso9660 -o loop <Image_File> <Mount_Point>
and now I cant "unmount" the image file. What I am trying to do is delete this folder that I made but I can't because the image that I mounted is in the folder. Here is the error code I get when I try to change permissions on the file. Any help is appreciated a lot!
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xaeon@xaeon ~/Desktop/mnt $ sudo chmod a+w disk
chmod: changing permissions of `disk': Read-only file system

Thanks in advance! :)
Last edited by Xaeon88 on Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:40 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Unmounting an Image

Postby garda on Sun Mar 15, 2009 1:27 am

You cannot change permissions of read-only medias -- CD/DVD images are treated as read-only. In order to delete the mount directory, you must first unmount the image using this command:
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sudo umount /path/to/mountpoint
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