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authorGravatar Lauri Kasanen <curaga@operamail.com>2010-04-14 12:31:26 -0700
committerGravatar Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2010-04-14 12:31:26 -0700
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mount: add an optional capability to create new /dev/loopN as needed
Signed-off-by: Lauri Kasanen <curaga@operamail.com> Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
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diff --git a/util-linux/Config.in b/util-linux/Config.in
index acd74a2c6..a59cc1ddf 100644
--- a/util-linux/Config.in
+++ b/util-linux/Config.in
@@ -901,6 +901,18 @@ config FEATURE_MOUNT_LOOP
specify an offset or cryptographic options to the loopback device.
(If you don't want umount to free the loop device, use "umount -D".)
+config FEATURE_MOUNT_LOOP_CREATE
+ bool "Create new loopback devices if needed"
+ default n
+ depends on FEATURE_MOUNT_LOOP
+ help
+ Linux kernels >= 2.6.24 support unlimited loopback devices. They are
+ allocated for use when trying to use a loop device. The loop device
+ must however exist.
+
+ This feature lets mount to try to create next /dev/loopN device
+ if it does not find a free one.
+
config FEATURE_MTAB_SUPPORT
bool "Support for the old /etc/mtab file"
default n