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In the loop driver, support for partitions is optional, determined by the max_part argument when the driver is loaded. The default value is 0, so the loop driver won't even look for partitions; with a nonzero value, the driver supports that many partitions. Depending on the kernel build options, the driver may either be included in the kernel, in which case ...


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You need to use losetup -P for creating a -Partitioned loop device, or else you need to partition the original loop device then partx -update the kernel's partition table afterward. The /dev/loop0p devices will appear after the kernel recognizes that the partition has actually been partitioned. Probably this is partly what the intent behind the sleep 5 is - ...



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