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[Bug 172937] Re: SQUASHFS error while booting from live cd


Reinald, this is VERY interesting what you've written!

"and found the diskless system serveral times hanging after a day or so
with unrecoverable:"

This is exactly what I could witness on my live cd. It will work perfectly for one day, then these artifacts will come up.
Whatever you're trying to start, xterm or so, it will always give the error message that Bump has reported as well:

[ xxx.yyyyyy] SQUASHFS error: zlib_inflate error, data probably corrupt

My CD *is* perfectly clean and well-burned. Because it works for 24
hours. Hence, I don't believe the "bad hardware" fairy-tale at all.

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  SQUASHFS error while booting from live cd

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Won't Fix
Status in linux package in Fedora:
  Won't Fix
Status in linux package in Mandriva:

Bug description:
  Some users have reported being unable to boot from the Ubuntu LiveCD,
  due to SquasFS errors like this:

  [  135.292409] SQUASHFS error: sb_bread failed reading block 0x9d7f3
  [  135.292411] SQUASHFS error: Unable to read fragment cache block [275faa28]
  [  135.292413] SQUASHFS error: Unable to read page, block 275faa28, size 23a7

  These errors can be due to a variety of reasons:

      * bad media (solution: try burning the iso image to a new disc)
      * a bad dvd drive (solution: if possible, try using a different cd/dvd drive)
      * bad memory modules (solution: use memtest86+ to check your memory)
      * a corrupted iso image (solution: run an md5 checksum, and if they don't match, download the iso image again)
      * an optical drive connected via SATA instead of PATA and running in Enhanced mode (solution: change the IDE configuration to "compatible" in the BIOS)

  This is all described in more detail here:

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