On creating a loop block device, run;
mknod /dev/loop0 b 7 0
mknod /dev/loop1 b 7 1
7 and 0/1 are major and minor number respectively. What does it mean major/minor?
Wlhere can I find the latest version of The Linux Bootdisk Howto? The version I have is;
v4.5, January 2002
by Tom Fawcett