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Re: loopback devices (is the FAQ entry out of date?)

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: loopback devices (is the FAQ entry out of date?)
From: Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 5 May 2001 12:08:35 +0200
Cc: Aaron Smith <aaron-xfs@xxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <3AF33B98.368B47E9@xxxxxxx>; from sandeen@xxxxxxx on Fri, May 04, 2001 at 06:30:32PM -0500
References: <20010504162614.D92452@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <3AF33B98.368B47E9@xxxxxxx>
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On Fri, May 04 2001, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Aaron Smith wrote:
> > 
> > The XFS FAQ says 2.4.2 needs a patch by Jens Axboes for loopback block
> > devices to work under XFS. Is this still true as of 2.4.4?
> 
> I'm fairly certain that loopback is working again under 2.4.4 - the
> 2.4.3 and 2.4.4 changelogs both reference loopback fixes.
> 
> Maybe Jens will chime in with a definitive answer... :)

2.4.4 should be fine, there are some minor buglets in there but nothing
that will prevent it from working.

-- 
Jens Axboe


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