Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 67343
please add loop8-loop15 since newer kernels support them now
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
/dev/loop8 through /dev/loop15 should be added to this package to accomodate
newer kernels which support more than 8 loop devices.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.7.18-3
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ls -l /dev/loop*
2. Notice missing entries for loop8-loop15
3. mknod /dev/loop8 b 7 8; chown root:disk /dev/loop8; chmod 660 /dev/loop8
4. Repeat step 3 for loop9-15
5. Test to verify that these new loop devices actually do work with RH kernel.
kernel-2.2.19-6.2.16 was the earliest kernel that I tested, and it works.
This is done for quite a while.