[CentOS] mount -o loop question.

Jobst Schmalenbach jobst at barrett.com.au
Tue Oct 23 02:08:38 EDT 2012


Hi,

I know I can create a file and mount it like this:

  dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/somefile bs=1024 count=100000
  mke2fs /tmp/somefile
  mount /tmp/somefile /mnt -o loop

but that has a problem it cannot grow.

Is there a way to do the same (above) but have it not restricted to a size?

Or can I append blocks to the end of the file without distroying it?



Jobst




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