> > I have access to a USB hard-drive, but for various reasons,
> I need to
> > keep it basically intact and it's currently a FAT file
> system. I could
> > probably invest in a pen drive, but I'd rather mess around with my
> > existing equipment first.
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/vfat/ext3.img bs=1M count=1024
> mke2fs -j /mnt/vfat/ext3.img
> modprobe loop
> losetup /dev/loop0 /mnt/vfat/ext3.img
> mount /dev/loop0 /data
> mount -o loop /mnt/vfat/ext3.img /data
I wondered if there was something like that I could do. That is very
nice indeed. I believe we have a winner.
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