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Old 01-24-2004, 10:42 AM   #1
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Need help with loopback filesystem

hey. running mandrake 9.2 on a toshiba satellite, gui is KDE. in the menu... <<all applications<<applications<<archiving<< other there is a thingie that says drakloop. so i used to mount a 100 meg encrypted space for my junk but the problem is that the only chance i have to mount it is at startup, an i wanted to b able to mount and unmount it as i wanted. does anyoone know a way to do this, and if u dont i wanna know how to do get rid of it.... do i jut delete the dir or do i have to do soemthing special? thanks.
Old 01-24-2004, 03:21 PM   #2
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" i wanted to b able to mount and unmount it as i wanted. does anyoone know a way to do this"

You can probably do what you want with a combination of the mount command and the losetup command. See:
man losetup

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