[Gluster-devel] Loop mounting
michael at unleash.co.nz
Tue Aug 21 21:50:40 UTC 2007
Hi Avati, list,
I've done a bit more testing with some other FUSE filesystems (fusesmb,
mountlo) and they both support loop-mounting read/write, so I think we
can rule out it being a FUSE problem.
Any further ideas?
On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 21:24 +0530, Anand Avati wrote:
> this seems to be a limitation of FUSE itself, because it is
> mmap()'ing a file in read-write mode, which seems to have a problem in
> fuse. I will soon confirm if this is the same cause.
> 2007/8/15, Michael Fincham <michael at unleash.co.nz>:
> Hi everyone,
> Has anyone had success with loop mounting a file stored on a
> administrator at vs02:/mnt/temp$ sudo losetup -f file.img
> ioctl: LOOP_SET_FD: Invalid argument
> I get this error but the same image works fine on an ext2
> I've discussed this a little on the IRC room, and apparently
> it's being
> investigated, but I figured I'd ask if anyone else has come up
> against it
> and has a short-term solution.
> Thanks everyone, esp. glusterfs devs ;)
> -Michael Fincham
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> It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into
> account Hofstadter's Law.
> -- Hofstadter's Law
-Michael Fincham <michael at unleash.co.nz>
Unleash Technology Solutions
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