Re: /dev/loop* devices not appearing in /dev (at least since 2.6.22-rc3*)

From: Paolo Ornati
Date: Fri Jun 15 2007 - 13:20:38 EST

On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 12:19:35 +0100
"Simon Arlott" <simon@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > It *is* a good idea. MD works that way too.
> There's a patch around somewhere to create at least 8 devices, I don't know why it's not in Linus' tree yet...

It is! It's just that it was applied after -rc4...

commit a47653fc2643cf61bcabba8c9ff5c45517c089ba
Author: Ken Chen <kenchen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri Jun 8 13:46:44 2007 -0700

loop: preallocate eight loop devices


Paolo Ornati
Linux 2.6.22-rc4-cfs-v16-g47932c49 on x86_64
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