How to Create a Filesystem inside of a Linux File (loop device) (Doc ID 264736.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 to Oracle Linux 6.1 [Release RHEL3 to OL6U1]
Linux x86
Linux Kernel - Version: 4.0


Goal

This article will assist you on create a virtual filesytem inside another single file.
This is intended for Linux system administrators and Linux DBAs with sysadmin skills.

Solution

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