Re: loop-root (was What's Debian's /usr/src policy)
Quoting Adam P. Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> [(Dale Scheetz)]
> >With a small patch to the kernel and some modification of the loop device
> >code, you can create a file-system-in-a-file.
> You can do this already in stock debian (rex and hamm) with
> mount -o loop -t <fs> <file> <mount point>
> Why do you need to patch the kernel for this?
I think there was a kernel patch to allow booting directly off the
loopback device, without needing a floppy.
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