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SubjectRe: Cannot mount old ext2 cdrom, but e2fsck shows no problems

> I made 18 ext2 cdroms in October 1998 using an old (new at the time) Red
> Hat system. Now I can't mount them. e2fsck shows no problems. I also
> can dd them to a file, then mount the file. But I want to be able to
> simply access them directly. Current system: RH 7.1 with all updates.
> Sorry, I can't remember the exact command I used to create the images.
> I also want to better understand the output of dumpe2fs, and how to
> relate this to mount.
> I will be very grateful for any help that increases my understanding of
> what is going on.
> $ sudo mount -t ext2 /dev/scd0 /cdrom -o ro
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/scd0,
> or too many mounted file systems

Try -o loop.
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