In This Article, You will see how to mount ISO/DVD image through Kernel Terminal in Linux. We can mount and connect the iso image to the VMware workstation.
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How To Mount ISO Image Linux In Vmware Workstation:
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Click on Vmware Setting and choose in devices section DVD as shown in the figure.
Select device status > connected
In Connection, choose Use ISO image File and give the path of the image where it has been kept.
Then click on Okay
You will get the Redhat image on your Server
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Now Open Kernel Terminal
Type a command to mount the ISO Image
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/
Now check ISO image will be mounted on /mnt/
This is mounted temporary, Once the system will reboot, it will be gone. So if you want permanent mount ISO image then follow these steps
Make a directory I have made with the name of “pk“
Now copy the Packages and repodata directory in that folder ‘pk’.
It will take some time to copy as there are almost 5100 Packages in RedHat 7.5 Version.
Check it by ls pk/
That’s it. connect iso to vmware