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Ed Greshko 07-23-2011 12:37 AM

Problem mounting on loop device
 
On 07/23/2011 08:28 AM, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> Testing creation of dvd backup, I start getting complaints of "stolen"
> loop device. Any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong
>
> root@mtranch[61]->mount -t iso9660 -o ro,loop=/dev/loop2 /tmp/dvd.iso /
> media/CDROM
> mount: stolen loop=/dev/loop2
>

I just use....

mount -t iso9660 -o loop whatever.iso mountpoint



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Geoffrey Leach 07-23-2011 04:26 AM

Problem mounting on loop device
 
On 07/22/2011 05:37:48 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 07/23/2011 08:28 AM, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> > Testing creation of dvd backup, I start getting complaints of
> "stolen"
> > loop device. Any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong
> >
> > root@mtranch[61]->mount -t iso9660 -o ro,loop=/dev/loop2
> /tmp/dvd.iso /
> > media/CDROM
> > mount: stolen loop=/dev/loop2
> >
>
> I just use....
>
> mount -t iso9660 -o loop whatever.iso mountpoint

That works, thanks. At least until I run out of loop devices :-)
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