[linux-lvm] dmsetup and 2.6.31 kernel?

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Thu Jan 28 11:05:23 UTC 2010

On 01/28/2010 10:50 AM, Hadmut Danisch wrote:
> With a 2.6.31 kernel (ubuntu) I run into the problem that some dmsetup
> and dmlosetup commands that used to work before do not work anymore. 
> e.g.
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/testdisk count=1000
> dmsetup create xxxtest --table '0 1000 loop /tmp/testdisk 0'

dm-loop target was never in upstream kernel, it is still available only
as separate kernel patch.

You had patched kernel previously perhaps?


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