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Re: D-I on i386 live ISO can't mount squashfs

On Sat, 27 Mar 2021, Lou Poppler wrote:

This is a more detailed do-over of a failed install I encountered earlier today
while testing debian-live-10.9.0-i386-cinnamon+nonfree.iso during the 10.9
release testing party on #debian-cd.

Mar 28 03:15:07 main-menu[228]: INFO: Menu item 'live-installer' selected
Mar 28 03:15:17 base-installer: info: Using squashfs support for /cdrom/live/filesystem.squashfs
Mar 28 03:15:17 anna-install: Installing squashfs-modules
Mar 28 03:15:17 anna[10712]: DEBUG: retrieving squashfs-modules-4.19.0-16-686-di 4.19.181-1
Mar 28 03:15:18 kernel: [ 3613.491313] squashfs: version 4.0 (2009/01/31) Phillip Lougher
Mar 28 03:15:18 base-installer: error: /cdrom/live/filesystem.squashfs has failed to be mounted as squashfs.
Mar 28 03:15:18 main-menu[228]: (process:10659): modprobe: FATAL: Module loop not found in directory /lib/modules/4.19.0-16-686
Mar 28 03:15:18 main-menu[228]: (process:10659): mount: can't setup loop device: No such device or address
Mar 28 03:15:18 main-menu[228]: WARNING **: Configuring 'live-installer' failed with error code 1
Mar 28 03:15:18 main-menu[228]: WARNING **: Menu item 'live-installer' failed.

The problem seems to be that no loop module is available, so the squashfs can't be loop-mounted from the file on the installer medium. Did the loop-modules-4.19.0-16-686-di package get lost somewhere?

Best regards,
Anne Bezemer

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