Re: PROBLEM: loopback mount doesn't work with files on shm filesystem

From: Christoph Rohland (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 03:31:25 EST

Hi Jonathan,

On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Jonathan Picht wrote:
> Hello,
> if I try to mount a file which resides on shm with '-o loop',
> I get this output:
> ioctl: LOOP_SET_FD: Invalid argument

Yes, loopback does not work on tmpfs and is not easy to implement.


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