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pobodysnerfect Jun 5, 2001 02:24 AM
.img file will not mount
Hi, I have a disk image file (.img) and when I double click it, it will open disk copy but not start to mount. Disk Copy has "none" for the checksum and will not let me drag it onto it to mount it either. I tried dragging it onto Toast but it said that it could not detect the format but to continue if you are sure it is a valid disk image. When I do and select mount in toast it gives an error that it couldn't complete the last command because there was an I/O error. It also gives a result code= -36

Does anyone know what all this means and is there anyway I can open or mount this image? Thanks for any help.
 
oscar Jun 5, 2001 03:29 AM
I'd guess that the image is most likely corrupted. I'd re aquire the image again, and try again
 
Cipher13 Jun 5, 2001 06:32 AM
Try ShrinkWrap.
www.aladdinsys.com
 
<Chuck> Jun 5, 2001 01:20 PM
Sometimes stuffit deluxe can open troublesome files as well.
 
OwlBoy Jun 6, 2001 10:42 AM
Where did the image come from?
 
mac freak Jun 7, 2001 01:07 AM
I once ran some disk images through OS X DP3 (yes, that was A LONG TIME AGO), and they still won't mount in OS 9, though they mount and work fine in OS X (all versions up to the current 10.0.3).

If they don't contain anything really important, or are simple installers, or CD images or something, just, as oscar said, "re-acquire" them.
 
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