[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Mounting a file as a filesystem



Dale Scheetz said:
> If you use loop devices at all you will certainly want more than one. My
> system has loop0 thru loop7.

As does mine. 'MAKEDEV loop' creates them all (at least, it did on my Debian
1.1 system).

> This would allow your mount to look like:
> 
> mount -o loop=/dev/loop2 -t ext2 /path/to/file /mount/point

That works too. My way (mount -o loop -t ext2 ...) make mount choose the first
available loop device. If you need to know which specific loop device is being
used, Dale's way is better.

-- 
Scott Barker
Linux Consultant
scott@galileo.cuug.ab.ca
http://www.cuug.ab.ca:8001/~barkers/   (under construction)

[ I try to reply to all e-mail within 3 days. If you don't   ]
[ get a response by then, I probably didn't get your e-mail. ]
[ Unsolicited commercial and junk e-mail will be proof-read for US$100 ]

"A man sometimes devotes his life to a desire which he is not sure will ever
   be fulfilled.  Those who laugh at this folly are, after all, no more than
   mere spectators of life."
   - Ryunosuke Akutagawa


--
This message was delayed because the list mail delivery agent was down.

>From miss
Received: from mongo.pixar.com (138.72.50.60)
  by master.debian.org with SMTP; 7 Dec 1996 00:48:52 -0000
Received: (qmail 10885 invoked from network); 7 Dec 1996 00:32:40 -0000
Received: from softdnserror (HELO master.debian.org) (bruce@206.190.143.13)
  by mongo.pixar.com with SMTP; 7 Dec 1996 00:31:27 -0000
Date:	Fri, 6 Dec 1996 19:29:35 -0500 (EST)
Sender: Greg Smith <smithg@email.unc.edu>
From:	Greg Smith <smithg@email.unc.edu>
X-Sender: smithg@login4.isis.unc.edu
To:	debian-user@lists.debian.org
Subject: Wine, sources of other debian packages
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.95.961204170400.8819A-100000@dst.dsnc.net>
Message-ID: <Pine.A41.3.95.961206192151.147706A-100000@login4.isis.unc.edu>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
Resent-Message-ID: <"XX_IU1.0.Hh3.avBgo"@master.debian.org>
Resent-From: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Resent-Reply-To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
X-Mailing-List: <debian-user@lists.debian.org> archive/latest/969
X-Loop: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Precedence: list
Priority: non-urgent
Importance: low
Resent-Sender: debian-user-request@lists.debian.org



With the discusion of Wine, I was wondering if a Wine package was in the
works?

Also, are there any other good sources of .deb packages other than
ftp.debian.org and its mirrors.  I'm thinking of stuff too
new/experimental to even put in unstable.  Or maybe non-free/demo packages
companies didn't want in non-free.

Thanks,
Greg




--
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
debian-user-REQUEST@lists.debian.org . Trouble? e-mail to Bruce@Pixar.com


Reply to: