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Old 08-20-2005, 05:53 PM   #1
sc123
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Registered: Nov 2004
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Distribution: FC4 - PCLinuxOS 9.1
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Unable to mount loop filesystem error with PCLinuxOS Pr9.1


Loading compressed loop module: [LOADED]
mounting loop image on /initrd/loopfs: mount: Mounting
/dev/loop/0 on /initrd/loopfs failed: invalid argument

ERROR: Unable to mount loop filesystem,
Dropping you to a limited shell.

I get that error when attempting to boot the PCLinuxOS Preview 9.1 LiveCD on my Dell Inspiron 9300 with a CD/RW/DVD Combo drive. Anyone have any idea how to resolve this? I've asked around in the PCLinuxOS forums and they know of the error but don't have a fix yet. I've tried the following commands as well as the default:
livecd union=no nolapic noapic
livecd nolapic noapic
livecd nolapic noapic acpi=no

I have a healthy ext3 partition ready along side an NTFS part with WinXP Pro. Any help would be appreciated!
 
Old 09-19-2008, 11:08 AM   #2
Walter 43
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Solved the problem??

Hallo sc123!!

I only write to tell you that I just now have the same problem as you!!

I am trying to boot a PCLinuxOs Live CD and recieve exactly the same errormessage as you. (Packard Bell)

Have you solved the problem!

Best regards/
 
  


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