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Full description The cowloop-driver is a copy-on-write loopThe cowloop-driver is a copy-on-write loop driver (block device) which can be used on top of any other block driver. It shields the lower driver from any write access and diverts all write-accesses to an arbitrary regular file, called the cowfile. When a modified block is read again later on, the cowloop-driver gets the block from the cowfile, while non-modified blocks are obtained from the original read-only device. This lets block-devices be used in a read-write fashion without modifying the underlying block-device itself.ifying the underlying block-device itself.
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Internet-application security  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords block  + , block device  + , copy-on-write  + , loop driver  + , block driver  + , write access  + , read-only  + , read-write  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 13 June 2005  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 15 December 2004  +
Name cowloop  +
Resource URL  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisiontimestamp 7 February 2017 19:53:29  +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Copy-on-write loop driver  +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use internet-application  + , security  +
User level none  +
Version comment 2.15 stable released 2005-06-13
Version date 13 June 2005  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 2.15  +
Version status stable  +
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