No loop device in new kernel?

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Sun Dec 22 01:56:12 UTC 2013

On 12/22/13 09:19, Tom Horsley wrote:
> Is there no loop device in the new 3.12.5 kernel by
> default? I was just trying to mount a filesystem via
> realcrypt and kept getting errors about unable to
> setup the loop device.
> After some poking around with google searches I found
> some other folks with the same error claiming that
> the kernel no longer loads the loop module by default.
> I added a /etc/modules-load.d/loop.conf file and
> rebooted and was able to use realcrypt again, but
> having a non-functional loop by default seems like
> a bug to me :-).

3.12 kernel?   Something to bring up on the "testing" mailing list?

Getting tired of non-Fedora discussions and self-serving posts

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