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Simplify "Modify an Image" #65

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The image modification section currently has some superfluous steps involving manual loopback device setup (and a vague "where loop5 is a free device" .. .how does the user know?). Let's simplify!


Merged, sorry for the delay!

@lwade lwade merged commit 32cbadb into eucalyptus:master
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Commits on Feb 22, 2013
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@@ -26,16 +26,9 @@
- <cmd>Associate a loop block device to the image.</cmd>
- <info>
- <codeblock>losetup /dev/loop5 &lt;image_name></codeblock>
- <p>where <codeph>loop5</codeph> is a free device</p>
- </info>
- </step>
- <step>
<cmd>Mount the image.</cmd>
- <codeblock>mount /dev/loop5 temp-mnt</codeblock>
+ <codeblock>mount -o loop &lt;image_name> temp-mnt</codeblock>
@@ -67,8 +60,7 @@ mount -o bind /dev temp-mnt/dev</codeblock>
<cmd>Unmount the drive.</cmd>
- <codeblock>umount /dev/loop5
-losetup -d /dev/loop5</codeblock>
+ <codeblock>umount temp-mnt</codeblock>
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