Re: problems with loopback block device

Stefan Ring (
Thu, 14 May 1998 09:56:16 +0200 (METDST)

On Wed, 13 May 1998, C. Scott Ananian wrote:

> I've used a loopback ext2 filesystem on my VFAT partition throughout the
> 2.1.x kernel series (incl. 2.1.{96,97,98,99} and 2.1.100, which I'm
> currently running) without a problem. I don't recall that there have been
> any significant changes in the loopback codesince 2.1.91. (2.1.91 did
> change things slightly, but you said 2.1.91 worked?).
> What else have you changed in your configuration recently?

I use exactly the same ramdisk or boot partition, and it works with
2.1.91, whereas it wouldn't with 2.1.96+. I'll try to find out which
version is the first which breaks.

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