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Date:	Sat, 19 May 2007 15:53:46 +0200
From:	"Uwe Bugla" <uwe.bugla@....de>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
	viro@...iv.linux.org.uk, kenchen@...gle.com
Subject: bug in 2.6.22-rc2: loop mount limited to one single iso image

Hi,

I am running Debian Etch 4.0 stable in connection with udev.

In kernel 2.6.22-rc2 the number of available loop mounts is reduced from 8 (conventional standard of preceding 2.6 kernels) to 1.

Symptom: If you try to mount more than one single iso-image with
the loop parameter you are receiving the following message during system boot:

"mount: could not find any free loop device"

Kernel 2.6.20.11 does not show that problem.

Question: Can someone reading this confirm and reproduce that problem?
If yes: Are there any fixes available?

Thanks and Regards

Uwe

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