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SubjectRe: 2.4.2-pre2(&3) loopback fs hang
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 01:54:46AM -0800, you [Colonel] claimed:
> >mount -o loop=/dev/loop1 net.i /var/mnt/image/
> ends up in an uninterruptable sleep state (system cannot umount /
> during shutdown).
> How do I track this down?

This is becoming a FAQ.

Go to

and get the newest Jens Axboe's loopback fs patch (seems to be
2.4.1-pre10/loop-3.bz2 atm, though I thought Jens was going to release
loop-4 sortly.)

See if the problem goes away with it.

I'm not sure if Alan has any plans to merge this to ac-series. It would
appear a worthy candidate...

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