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I have run ddrescue on a hard disk, and got all data (2 partition) to another disk named part1.img and part2.img. How to proceed to read (list) the files in part2.img? I use fedora 14, 32 bit

  • possible duplicate of How do I mount an `img` created with /bin/dd of a hard drive? – Matt May 9 '14 at 15:05
  • Sorry.. that deals with a more complex case. I actually can't find a dupe of this. They are all slightly more esoteric. – Matt May 9 '14 at 15:12
  • If you have the partitions (contrary to the whole disk), you should be able to loop mount the partitions in directory: mkdir part1; mount part1.img part1 -o loop,ro (read only to prevent breaking something in case there is a problem). – Anthon May 9 '14 at 15:25
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To mount a partition image

As root run:

mkdir $mount_path
mount -t $filesystem_type -o loop $image_file $mount_path

In your case this will most likely be

mkdir /mnt/part1
mount -t ext4 -o loop part1.img /mnt/part1

As Anthon suggested you may want to add the ro mount option to prevent anything from changing.

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    In most cases, you could even omit the -t parameter and let the kernel detect the file system type – Andreas Wiese May 9 '14 at 16:09

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