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See BLT.

loop device: See man 8 mount and search for "The Loop Device". The loop device allows you to mount a file and make it look like a filesystem. Advantageous in some circumstances I'm sure, but don't quite know what those are.

Okay, see http://www.tux.org/pub/people/kent-robotti/looplinux/ -- one use is to make a Linux partition in a dos file in order to run a

linux operating system that can be installed on and run from a dos system, i.e. msdos, pcdos, drdos, & win9x in dos mode.

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