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SubjectRe: "All of your loopback devices are in use!" reported by mkinitrd
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On Mon, 2002-02-11 at 15:59, Al Moote wrote:
> Hey all. I am not-so new to Linux, but I haven't had to recompile my kernel before. We are taking the leap into Samba Fileserving an thus, I need to add ACL functionality to my kernel. I have opted to go with 2.4.17 and have had some success so far. I am, however, stuck at one point.
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> I am trying to make my .img file to support my RAID devices. When I run:
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> /sbin/mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.4.17-021102.img 2.4.17-021102
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> I get the message:
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> All of your loopback devices are in use!
>
> I don't really understand why this is preventing me from creatingthe .img file. But then again, I have little experience in this area. I was hoping somebody on this list could len a hand. Thanks alot guys (and the occasional gal).

You need loopback support in your kernel, and you probably don't?

Enable CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP (see Block Devices in configure).

Robert Love

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