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Re: [opensuse] Problem mounting an iso file
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2013 01:00:08 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.2.00.1307050056560.6576@Telcontar.valinor>
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On Wednesday, 2013-07-03 at 06:10 +0200, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2013-07-03 05:19, Cristian Rodríguez wrote:
On 07/01/2013 09:24 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:


The kernel can load modules when needed, it is automatic.

The "loop" module does not load magically like others

Apparently, it loaded automatically here. I have not modprobed it.


Look. As I rebooted recently, I tried again.

cer@Telcontar:~> uptime
00:57 up 1 day 1:01, 32 users, load average: 0,26, 0,21, 0,21
cer@Telcontar:~>


Telcontar:/data/storage_b/Isos/isos_12.3 # lsmod | grep loop
Telcontar:/data/storage_b/Isos/isos_12.3 # mount -t iso9660 -o ro,loop
openSUSE-12.3-DVD-x86_64.iso mnt
Telcontar:/data/storage_b/Isos/isos_12.3 # ls mnt
ARCHIVES.gz GPLv2.txt README boot content.key docu
gpg-pubkey-3dbdc284-4be1884d.asc ls-lR.gz
openSUSE12_3_NET.exe
ChangeLog GPLv3.txt SuSEgo.ico content control.xml dosutils
images media.1
suse
EFI INDEX.gz autorun.inf content.asc directory.yast
gpg-pubkey-307e3d54-4be01a65.asc license.tar.gz
openSUSE12_3_LOCAL.exe
Telcontar:/data/storage_b/Isos/isos_12.3 # lsmod | grep loop
loop 27944 2 Telcontar:/data/storage_b/Isos/isos_12.3 #



See? I do not need to modprobe it, the module is added automatically as soon as I request a loop mount. Trust the kernel to do it right ;-)


- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
(from 12.3 x86_64 "Dartmouth" at Telcontar)

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