Re: Mounting /dev/loop0: Device or resource busy

From: Rob Landley
Date: Thu Mar 16 2006 - 16:01:43 EST

On Thursday 16 March 2006 3:23 pm, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >Why can I mount most block devices multiple times, but when I try to mount
> > a loop device more than once under 2.6.16-rc5 it tells me it's busy?
> It should be possible to mount a block device multiple times using the
> _same_ filesystem.

It turns out it complains if the flags are different. The first mount was
with no flags, the second was -o ro. (I thought the kernel had been upgraded
so that would work. My bad.)

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