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I grabbed every sector off of a remote flash device and concatenated them all into a file. Now I want to recreate the file system on my machine. It seems like this is something one of you has done before. Any help?

The partition in the image uses FAT16.

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You can use Daemon Tools Lite.

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DT says that the image is corrupted. I think this might be because the file I'm feeding it has the boot sector at the beginning and the partition I want is offset 32 sectors. Do you know how I can slice off the first 16K of this file? EDIT: OK. Searching for split rather than slice works a lot better. Nevermind the last question. –  user27071 Feb 3 '10 at 15:47
    
The command I'm using to split the file: dd bs=1 skip=16K if=infile of=outfile –  user27071 Feb 3 '10 at 16:07
    
Actually this is a lot faster: dd bs=16K skip=1 if=infile of=outfile –  user27071 Feb 3 '10 at 16:18
    
Removing the first 16K moved the begining of the partition to the beginning of the file, but Windows still can't read the mounted file system. –  user27071 Feb 3 '10 at 16:30
    
@jjfine: daemon tools is good for ISO and UDF images, but i don't know if it'll handle other filesystem images. –  quack quixote Apr 9 '10 at 22:53
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filedisk might work http://www.acc.umu.se/~bosse/

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