Bug 124611 - Reports "All of your loopback devices are in use." incorrectly
Reports "All of your loopback devices are in use." incorrectly
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-05-27 17:15 EDT by GeoffLeach
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-27 19:32:41 EDT
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Description GeoffLeach 2004-05-27 17:15:36 EDT
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Description of problem:
mkinitrd reports "All of your loopback devices are in use." when in
fact none are.  The error happens because the code LODEV=$(echo
findlodev | /sbin/nash --quiet) returns nothing. The problem is
repeatable for a given boot-up, and generally goes away when I reboot.
Kernel is stock 2.6.6, built locally; problem has occurred with prior
2.6.x versions.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkinitrd-3.5.22-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.execute mkinitrd
2.observe failure
3.confirm echo findlodev | /sbin/nash --quiet
    

Actual Results:  %echo findlodev | /sbin/nash
(running in test mode).
Red Hat nash version 3.5.22 starting

%

Expected Results:  /dev/loop?

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-05-27 17:46:09 EDT
Do you have the loop module built/loaded?
Comment 2 GeoffLeach 2004-05-27 19:32:41 EDT
Yes, the loop module has been built, but now I remember, the last time
that this happened I figured out that the module had not loaded, and
modcomp fixed the problem

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