I think Jens' latest loop patches made it into 2.4.3-pre3 (or pre4).
Anyway, they're working fine for me on my IA32 workstation.
jamie:~$ uname -a
Linux jamie 2.4.3-pre8 #1 Mon Mar 26 11:37:58 AST 2001 i686 unknown
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 02:02:19PM -0400, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> 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 ...
> Florian Lohoff email@example.com +49-5201-669912
> Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?
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