View Full Version : [ubuntu] can not mount?

September 6th, 2010, 09:00 AM
10,04 from cd rom trying to install on older hp p3 800mhz box and it gives me this screen after booting and starting install. got same message from a dell 500mhz box

new to ubuntu but loaded my laptop (64 bit ) and it was great and I love this system it flys (Old vista laptop)

trying to speed up some older boxes from xp, slow but they run well

getting this error message

BusyBox v1.13.3(Ubuntu 1:1.113.3-1ubuntu11) built-in shell(ash)
Enter "help for a list of built-in commands.

(initramfs) mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on //filesystem.squashfs failed: input/omput error
Can not mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem.squashfs) on //filesystem.squashfs


any help is appreciated

September 29th, 2010, 04:42 PM
Same error, happened to me on two very different computers: an old laptop runnning XP, and my personal laptop which dual boots Vista/Kubuntu/Ubuntu... I really want to wipe my drive and do a clean reinstall, but apparently I can't?? There are a few related posts but from ash I can't execute any of the diagnostic commands:

This one seems most relevant: