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Re: loop stuff

To: Florian Lohoff <>
Subject: Re: loop stuff
From: David Jez <>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:57:09 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 08:02:19PM +0200
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> Hi,
  Hi Flo,

> 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 ...
  Unfortunately this isn't a problem with MIPS platform but whole kernel.
Loopback is broken. You can use mke2fs -o loop <file> instead /dev/loop0,
because loop device will goes to hell.
  David "Dave" Jez                Brno, CZ, Europe
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