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Re: user can't mount loop device...

On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 04:48:01PM +0000, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> The stopper is that neither losetup, nor mke2fs are executable by User.

Is that something that you've done? My box has them

-rwxr-xr-x    2 root     root        20988 Dec  4 22:38 /sbin/mke2fs
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root         9076 Nov 22 20:14 /sbin/losetup

mke2fs just says

mke2fs 1.19, 13-Jul-2000 for EXT2 FS 0.5b, 95/08/09
/tmp/bla is not a block special device.
Proceed anyway? (y,n) y

and it works.

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