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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

hdid

Synopsis

hdid -help
hdid image_file [options]

Loads disk images, attaches them to device nodes (files in /dev), and signals Disk Arbitration to mount them into the directory hierarchy.

hdid is a synonym for hdiutil -attach and takes the same set of options and arguments. See the hdid manpage for more details.

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