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Re: loop stuff

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: loop stuff
From: Justin Carlson <carlson@sibyte.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 10:06:46 -0800
In-reply-to: <20010327200219.B32706@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Organization: Sibyte
References: <20010327200219.B32706@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Reply-to: carlson@sibyte.com
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> Hi,
> does anyone know if the 2.4.2 kernel does support loop devices - I mean
> in the sense of - "It works" - I do have problems with processes like
> mke2fs getting hung while accessing the loop without any error message.
> 
> I am not running 2.4.x on any other platform so i cant verify ...
> 

This probably isn't a MIPS specific problem.  It's supposed to be fixed by some
of Jens Axboe's latest stuff, as well as in the 2.4.2ac series on kernel.org;
I'd guess it will be fixed when 2.4.3 is released and imported to
cvs@oss.sgi.com.

-Justin

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