No loop device in new kernel?

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Sun Dec 22 02:09:49 UTC 2013

On 12/22/13 09:56, Ed Greshko wrote:
> 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?

Ahhh.....  didn't expect that to be an update that just ran....  :-) :-)

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

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