Re: Strange /dev/loop behavior

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams (
Fri, 14 Sep 2001 15:21:05 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 14 Sep 2001, Byron Stanoszek wrote:

> Is there any known method of copying/compressing the loopback-mounted file-
> system that always guarantees consistency after a sync, without requiring the
> fs to be unmounted first?

Try mounting the loop device synchronously (mount ... -o sync).

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <>

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