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Subject2.4.x-ac: No loop on tmpfs
I don't know when this started (maybe it has been there forever...), but
you can't losetup(8) a loop device from a file on a tmpfs. [Yes, I _know_
this is an idiotic thing to do. But uniformity is nice...]

Here (Red Hat 7.1 + new kernel + random patches), /tmp is tmpfs, and
mkinitrd(8) won't work for this reason, so kernel upgrades fail.

Any fundamental reason for this behaviour, and should RH just use /var/tmp
or something else? Or is this a simple oversight of some sort?
Dr. Horst H. von Brand Usuario #22616
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