From: Timm Essigke (essigke_at_eml.org)
Date: Thu 30 Jan 2003 - 11:00:04 GMT
Interesting, that loopback mounting works, while nfs-mounting from
localhost doesn't (see our discussion).
Does anybody know what the fundamental difference is? Maybe it could
help to trace the nfs bug. I guess, "mount -o loop -o ro" works as well?
Thanks for this hint,
Marcin Suchożebrski wrote:
>Have anyone tried to mount vhost through loop image?
>I have 18GB SCSI disk and made 6*2GB files (dd if=/dev/zero
>of=/TEST.filesystem bs=1024k count=2048)
>then made ext3 filesystem on them (mkfs.ext3 /TEST.filesystem), then mounted
>via loop device (mount -o loop /TEST.filesystem /vservers/01) and then
>installed debian scrap with little changed Mark Lawrence's script (sh
>ch_newvserver 01 mydomain.pl 172.16.1.101).
>Works very good. Performance is good. Flexibility is excellent.
>What kind of "bad things" i can expect with this kind of filesystems and