Re: loop with msdos

Mark W. Eichin (
Thu, 4 Apr 1996 15:32:10 -0500

>> Does loop work with msdos file systems?

It never has before,

>> ll_rw_block: device 07:00: only 1024-char blocks implemented (512)

Apparently the loop-mounted filesystem has to have the same blocksize
as the underlying filesystem. I tried tweaking the code 6 months ago
but never got anywhere with it (ended up using mtools instead :-)