[NBLUG/talk] How to mount more than 8 loopback filesystems?
E Frank Ball
frankb at frankb.us
Mon Aug 16 21:19:09 PDT 2004
On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 09:03:03PM -0700, Lincoln Peters wrote:
} On Mon, 2004-08-16 at 15:42, Dustin Mollo wrote:
} > On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 03:36:35PM -0700, Lincoln Peters wrote:
} > > Is there a way to mount more than 8 loopback filesystems I'm trying to
} > > loopback-mount images of all 13 Debian/testing CD's, but I get an error
} > > if I try to mount more than 8 of them.
} > if you load the loop kernel module as a module, then you can do something
} > like this in your modules.conf:
} > # increase maximum number of loop devices to 32
} > options loop max_loop=32
} It still doesn't work. Do I also need to create additional nodes in
} /dev (I notice there are device nodes named /dev/loop[0-7])?
Yes, I used this:
mknod --mode=660 loop8 b 7 8
mknod --mode=660 loop9 b 7 9
mknod --mode=660 loop10 b 7 10
E Frank Ball frankb at frankb.us
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