Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1024366
losetup does not use loop-control to add device
Last modified: 2015-08-31 23:39:42 EDT
Description of problem:
RHEL7 is built with
so there are no loopback files by default. Loopback file can by used by
# mount -o loop file mountpoint
but losetup cannot be used.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
losetup /dev/loopX file does not work
Losetup creates the /devl/loopX file using the loop-control interface if the loopback file does not exist yet.
Fixed by upstream commit 3cb2413b02ff01f535b82eb630bd4f157ed7b1c8 (v2.24).
This request was resolved in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0.
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