[NCLUG] More "Loopy" Questions

Sean Reifschneider jafo-nclug at tummy.com
Mon Feb 11 16:55:43 MST 2002

On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 03:30:34PM -0700, bmc wrote:
>will set the amount of loop devices. I did go through the loop.c file and
>change the max to 50 in the 2 cases I found it but alas it didn't make a

No need to reboot -- this isn't Winders...  Unmount all your loop devices,
remove the module ("rmmod loop"), then re-load it specifying the maximum
number of loopback devices you want ("modprobe loop max_loop=50").  You'll
have to create the extra device files under /dev, though.

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 "go to," rather than the destination, as harmful. -- Dr. Roger M. Firestone
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