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Re: Kernel 2.6.19 squashfs problem and bugzilla



On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 04:17:39PM +0000, Phillip Lougher wrote:
 > Dave Jones <davej <at> redhat.com> writes:
 > 
 > > 
 > > On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 04:37:03PM +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
 > >  > The kernel from kernel-2.6.19-1.2288.fc5.x86_64.rpm is not able to
 > >  > loop-mount the fc5 install Fedora/base/stage2.img file, at least
 > >  > through nfs.  You get:
 > >  >   squashfs: version 3.2-alpha (2006/12/12) Phillip Lougher
 > >  >   SQUASHFS error: sb_bread failed reading block 0x9e8be8e1
 > >  >   SQUASHFS error: unable to read inode lookup table
 > > 
 > > squashfs isn't compatible between releases.
 > > 
 > 
 > Squashfs is now generally compatible between releases.  A later release
 > of Squashfs can mount filesystems from earlier releases (i.e. 3.2
 > can mount 3.1, 3.0 and earlier filesystems).  Earlier releases of
 > Squashfs generally couldn't mount later filesystem versions, however,
 > since 3.0 I have tried to maintain both backwards and forwards
 > compatibility, and a 3.0 patched kernel can mount 3.2 filesystems.

Thanks for the info. I'll look at moving our trees from 3.2-alpha
to 3.2 final tomorrow.  Any signs of this heading upstream any time soon?

	Dave

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