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SubjectRe: 2.4.1ac17 hang on mounting loopback fs
Excellent!  Thanks, that worked.

pete

On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Thomas Molina wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Pete Toscano wrote:
>
> > reading this, I see now why mkbootdisk was locking in the D state with
> > the loop mounted... Would this also explain not being able to seek
> > forward while writing a floppy?
> >
> > I was trying to make the GRUB boot disk by writing the stage 1 and 2
> > loaders to the floppy (as per the GRUB docs) with dd:
> >
> > [root@bubba grub]# dd of=/dev/fd0 if=stage1 bs=512 count=1
> > 1+0 records in
> > 1+0 records out
> > [root@bubba grub]# dd of=/dev/fd0 if=stage2 bs=512 seek=1
> > dd: advancing past 1 blocks in output file `/dev/fd0': Permission denied
>
> Different problem. Add conv=notrunc to the dd command to make it work.
>
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