Re: /dev/loop0 hangs...

Riley Williams (
Thu, 21 May 1998 00:12:12 +0100 (BST)

Hi Shawn.

> I saw a blurb about this in the newsgroup (comp.os.linux.misc), and
> I was just wondering if anyone has any info as to when this might
> be fixed?

> I go to mount an image, sometimes it waits a while before it hangs,
> but I cannot even switch VCs when it does. Hard boot, power down.

Which kernel are you using? I use it on several machines on my
network, all running 2.0.33 and with /usr/sbin mounted using it (I
also have /usr nfs mounted), and have yet to have a problem...

Best wishes from Riley.

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