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 +If you encounter this error while trying to mount a loop device (cd-image and such):
 +
 +<​code>​
 +$ sudo mount -o loop -t squashfs /​media/​disk/​casper/​filesystem.squashfs /​home/​tdd/​No-rsync-stuff/​usb
 +mount: could not find any free loop device
 +</​code>​
 +
 +you have run out of loop devices.
 +
 +Here's a script to create from loop8 to loop63:
 +
 +<​file>​
 +for ((i=8;​i<​64;​i++));​ do
 +  [ -e /dev/loop$i ] || mknod -m 0600 /dev/loop$i b 7 $i
 +done
 +</​file>​
 +
  
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