[CentOS] mount -o loop question.

Banyan He banyan at rootong.com
Tue Oct 23 04:44:35 EDT 2012


btw, here is the way to append more bytes on the tail,

dd if=/dev/zero of=myfile bs=1 count=no_of_bytes seek=$(stat -c%s myfile)

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Banyan He
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On 2012-10-23 2:08 PM, Jobst Schmalenbach wrote:
> 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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