No loop device in new kernel?

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Sun Dec 22 02:17:33 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 :-).

FWIW, I just did the update and then

mount f20.dvd -w -t iso9660 -o loop  /mnt/iso

and it mounted just fine without the addition of a /etc/modules-load.d/loop.conf


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