*nix Documentation Project
·  Home
 +   man pages
·  Linux HOWTOs
·  FreeBSD Tips
·  *niX Forums

  Linux HOWTOs -> The Loopback Root Filesystem HOWTO              
Title
Content
 
   
The Loopback Root Filesystem HOWTO Next Previous Contents

The Loopback Root Filesystem HOWTO

by Andrew M. Bishop, amb@gedanken.demon.co.uk

v1.1, 24 September 1999


This HOWTO explains how to use the Linux loopback device to create a Linux native filesystem format installation that can be run from a DOS partition without re-partitioning. Other uses of this same technique are also discussed.

1. Introduction

2. Principles of Loopback Devices and Ramdisks

3. How To Create a Loopback Root Device

4. Booting the System

5. Other Loopback Root Device Possibilities


Next Previous Contents
Copyright © 2004-2005 DeniX Solutions SRL
newsletter delivery service