[Netkit.users] Simple question

Gianni Costanzi gianni.costanzi a gmail.com
Ven 3 Mar 2006 13:07:01 CET


Thank you, I've understood that the problem was that there was a partition
on that file, but I didn't know what to do :)

PS: is "16384" a known offset or is there some way too understand that the
partition is at that offset?

Thx!
Gianni

On 3/3/06, Fabio Ricci <ribio a tiscali.it> wrote:
>
> Hi Gianni,
> you can mount a netkit filesystem on loop device but you have to specify
> an offset like this
>
> #mount netkit-fs /mnt/  -o loop=/dev/loop4,offset=16384
>
> #mount
> /home/fabio/netkit2/fs/netkit-fs-F2.2 on /mnt type ext2
> (rw,loop=/dev/loop4,offset=16384)
>
> that's because there is one partition in the file so you have to look for
> the begin of the disk from the byte 16384
>
> have a good time with netkit
> greetings
> Fabio
>
>
> On Ven, 3 Marzo 2006 12:00 pm, Gianni Costanzi wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a simple question for you: how can I increase the size of the
> > filesystem that comes with netkit2? I can't mount it as a loopback
> device,
> > since it is not an ext2 filesystem (otherwise I could create another
> empty
> > file, with a bigger size, create on it a new filesystem and then copy
> > there
> > the content of the netkit2 filesystem).. Any suggestion?
> >
> > Thank you very much!
> >
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