loop device

Pete Graner pgraner at canonical.com
Sun Sep 6 22:40:29 UTC 2009

Eugene Gorodinsky wrote:
> Since nobody answered, I guess there's no reason for it. Is it
> possible then to change the option "CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y" to
> "CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=m"? This allows to enable loop device partitions
> (by setting the max_part option, which doesn't work when the module is
> compiled in) as well as change the number of loop devices. I wanted to
> submit a patch, but apparently the configs are generated
> automatically, so I'm not really sure how to do that.

It was answered on list on the 2nd: 

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