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Re: mount ran out of loop devices



That's exactly what I needed.

Thanks!

--Wart

On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 17:34, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Di, den 04.05.2004 schrieb Wart um 02:18:
> 
> > I'm trying to mount a handful of iso images so that their contents can
> > be shared across the network.  Fedora Core 1 seems to have a limit of 8
> > loop devices that I can use to mount these images.  I need 9  ;)
> 
> > So how do I access the other loop devices so that I can mount more than
> > 8 ISOs?
> > 
> > Wart
> 
> $ modinfo loop
> filename:    /lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2188.nptl/kernel/drivers/block/loop.o
> description: <none>
> author:      <none>
> license:     "GPL"
> parm:        max_loop int, description "Maximum number of loop devices
> (1-256)"
> 
> So load the loop kernel module with parameter max_loop=12 for example to
> get maximum 12 loops.
> 
> Alexander
> 



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