On Tue, September 20, 2005 0:46, kevin lyda said:
> ok, i have a series of cd images that i'd like to be able to access.
> however mounting them by hand is a pain in the arse. so i configured
> automount to do it for me. the steps i took are as follows:
Looks nice. I will have to have a look at this.
I have a home-made script that does that somewhere. I'll see if I can dig
it up. It was used for a FTP mirror server that I ran a while back. Quite
> the downside i see are that there are only 8 loop devices in the basic
> install of ubuntu so an ls in /jukebox will generate a load of bad links.
> so either autofs needs to cull links quicker or i need to boost the
> number of loop devices (er, how?). but it works for tabbing out, so i'm
> happy with it.
I'm not sure with Ubuntu (or any recent versions of loop), but last time I
did this you had to spcify it when loading the module. Something like this
was the workaround for me (back with a 2.4 kernel):
rmmod loop && modprobe loop max_loop=250
I suspect you can put this in /etc/modules or somesuch in Ubuntu.
I believe there is a max of 256 loops by default unless you patch the kernel.
What happens when you compile loop into the kernel is a different story,
but I leave that as an excersise for the reader (suspect you can somehow
call this when booting the system as a kernel parameter).
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