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Re: freeze when mounting cd image using loop

On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 11:14:25PM +0100, Andreas Schmidt wrote:

> today I had exactly the same problem on my potato box with kernel
> version 2.4.2. So I tried to reboot with kernel 2.2.18 and it worked
> without any problems. I'm afraid there is something wrong with the
> loop module in kernel 2.4.2 or maybe an incompatibility with the
> version of mount from potato.

loopback is quite broken in 2.4 and has been for awhile.  there is a
patch floating around that fixes it but i don't have a url offhand.
check the linux-kernel archives.  

Ethan Benson

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