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Re: [dm-devel] kpartx -l side effects



On 01/12/2012 09:08 PM, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> 
> 
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> 
>> I was playing around with kpartx on 2.6.40.4-5.fc15.x86_64 and did:
>> kpartx -l /bin/ls
>> Now I get "text file busy" when trying to run ls.
>> How does one undo that?
>>
>> cheers,
>> Pádraig.
> 
> Run losetup -a, you find that one of loopback devices is assigned to 
> /bin/ls (for example /dev/loop0). Then, run losetup -d /dev/loop0 to 
> remove that block device. Then, you can use /bin/ls again.

Cool that works.
It's still a bug though right?
I.E. `kpartx -l` has side effects (only when it can't map partitions).

cheers,
Pádraig.


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