Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 124611
Reports "All of your loopback devices are in use." incorrectly
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:43 EST
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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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
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?
Do you have the loop module built/loaded?
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