> On a side note, why do I need to use losetup -d after umount
> when /etc/mtab is a symlink to /proc/mounts ?
> mount or loop "feature" ?
mount will do losetup -d at umount time if and only if it did losetup
at mount time, as is recorded in /etc/mtab. With a symlink that info
is lost. See mount(8).
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