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Old 02-11-2004, 08:38 AM   #1
grub
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How to set more than on loopback


The kernel-parameters.txt says
max_loop=[0-255] [LOOP] Set the maximum number of loopback devices
that can be mounted.

i.e. when we pass max_loop=N as parameter to the kernel, we can set N number of loopback's.
How this can be done.
I has set max_loop=2 and tried a lot, but my machine always shows only one loopback device (127.0.0.1).

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Old 02-11-2004, 09:17 AM   #2
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When you are saying it is showing only 1 do you mean from ifconfig?

Tray and ping 127.0.0.2 127.0.0.3 or whatever, so long as it begins with 127.

You should get a reply

Do you need it to show that it has more than one loopback for some reason?
 
Old 02-11-2004, 11:21 PM   #3
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yes I mean it to be shown from ifconfig.
presently I dont have any need, but I wanted to know how to use the kernel parameter max_loop
 
  


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