Re: Union file system

Andi Gutmans (
Thu, 28 Nov 1996 19:42:28 +0200 (EET)

Yeah thanks. I meant a loopback mount like sunOS.
for example: mount -t lo /local/usr/bin /usr/bin


On Thu, 28 Nov 1996, Tuomas Heino wrote:
> Well some kind of loopback mount exists AND is in the 2.*.* kernels ;)
> You'll just need mount-2.5k (or mount-2.5p as
> linux-2.1.13/Documentation/Changes tells you;)
> then just use mount like:
> mount /tmp/fdimage /mnt -o loop=/dev/loop0,blocksize=1024
> (shortened example from man page)
> if you don't have the /dev entry then you might want to do this:
> mknod /dev/loop0 b 7 0