Re: [BUG] Using loop driver on 2.4.2-pre2 with loop4 patch

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 18:31:40 EST

On Fri, Feb 09 2001, David Welch wrote:
> Hi,
> I received the following oops when using the loop driver on kernel
> 2.4.2-pre2 patched with Jens Axboe's loop4 patch. I believe it occurs
> because in loop.c, lo->lo_tsk is only assigned to by the loop thread when
> it starts up but it is possible for block requests to be sent to the
> loop drivers before this happens.

Yep, this and other bugs have already been fixed. I will put out a loop-5
this weekend.

Jens Axboe

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