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SubjectRe: bug in 2.6.22-rc2: loop mount limited to one single iso image
Andrey Borzenkov <> writes:

> On Sunday 20 May 2007, Kay Sievers wrote:
>> Until the tools can request dynamic loop device allocation from the
>> kernel before they want to use the device, you can create as many as
>> needed "static" loop* nodes in /lib/udev/devices/, which will be
>> copied to /dev/ early on every bootup.
> Won't these be removed after "losetup -d"?

No, only when you unload the loop module (and then only those that were
ever used).


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