[parisc-linux] LOOP_CLR_FD on 735

Richard Hirst rhirst@linuxcare.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2001 09:34:16 +0100

On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 01:30:01PM -0400, CARSON,KEVIN (HP-Canada,ex1) wrote:
> Hi!
> I've been trying the latest releases on various workstations I have access
> to.
> Two of the machines are a B180L and a 735.  The B180L installs with the
> 0.9.1 CD.   When I try the 735 with 0.9.1 or 0.9.2 I get the message
> 	ioctl: LOOP_CLR_FD: No such device or address
> at the point where the Rescue Floppy is being installed from floppy images
> off of the CD into the Linux system partition, it just sits there.  I
> believe I saw a similiar message with the B180L but it flicked past too fast
> for me to read the entire message.

That message relates to the installer doing a loopback mount of
the rescue image.  Havn't looked at what the installer is doing to
trigger it, but it should not be causing your problem.