Re: PROBLEM: Loopback mounting a file on an NFS partition hangs NFS client

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 21:03:47 EST

On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 06:36:31PM -0700, Wayne Whitney wrote:
> Also, I should mention that several months ago, I was doing the exact same
> thing on two different machines and similarly my process on the client
> machine got stuck in a disk wait. I didn't look into the problem or
> record any information, but I think the machines were running 2.2.x.

That would be weird, because 2.2 does not support loopback creation on
NFS (and has an explicit check for it)


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