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Old 10-05-2003, 08:56 AM   #1
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Problem mounting CD image (no loop device)...


Hi. My problem is when I try to mount an iso image, I get a complaint about not loop device:
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[root@gentoo:/aaron/tmp] # mount -t iso9660 -o loop /shared/temp/tcf-potca-01.iso /mnt/image
mount: could not find any device /dev/loop#
When I list the contents of /dev, there isn't a device called loop there either. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:30 AM   #2
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either try makedev loop or alternatively you will need to recompile your kernel include support for loopback, but it should be in there already
 
  


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