Re: i need more loop devices
On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 08:16:32PM +0200, Can Burak Cilingir wrote:
> I need to backup my system (20 gigs) to a smbfs mounted directory. with
> all the attributes of an ext3 file system so plain rsync --archive won't
> be enough. I decided to create a filesystem image to mount from the
> mentioned directory. This time i hit to the filesize limit of the smbfs.
> i decided to create 10 x 2GB files and glue them via raid 0 but this
> time, number of loopback devices couldn't handle that :) i have 8 of
> them. is it possible to create more? i tried with mknod, but couldn't
try adding max_loop=xx at the boor prompt or when modprobing loop.
> Can Burak Cilingir
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