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Re: ext3 problem with loop devices?



On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 07:41:38PM +0100, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Nov 2001, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> 
> I forgot to mention that this occurs with linux-2.4.15 on a SuSE-7.3
> system.
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > it seems I am having a problem with loop mounting on ext3. I am doing
> > this:
> > 
> >    - make an ext2 filesystem in a file
> >    - loop mount this file
> >    - write into the loop mounted file system
> >    - umount the file
> > 
> > Sometimes this works; occasionally the file remains empty after the
> > umount. A sync before the umount seems to help.

this is a known problem with kernel 2.4.15. Take a look at 2.4.16-pre1 or wait one or two days for 2.4.16.

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