Problem with fai-cd and squashfs?

Christian Meyer c2h5oh at
Tue May 23 16:30:00 CEST 2017

Am Donnerstag, den 27.04.2017, 05:53 +0200 schrieb Thomas Lange:
> >>>>> On Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:47:39 +0000, c2h5oh <c2h5oh at> said:
>     > Am Mittwoch 26. April 2017 schrieb Thomas Lange:
>     >> >>>>> On Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:52:55 +0200, Christian Meyer <c2h5oh at> said:
>     >> 
>     >> > losetup: /run/initramfs/squashfs/LiveOS/ext3fs.img: Warning: file does
>     >> > not fit into a 512-byte sector; the end of the file will be ignored.
>     >> I always ignored the messages, because I never had any problems with it.
>     > IMO this should be fixed.
> I'm not sure if this is a real problem. I guess it could be just an
> alignment problem as also written here:

I mostly use PXE instead of CDs, but after your mail I build two or
three cd images without having trouble.
The losetup squashfs warning appears but it doesn't affect the fai
scripts or the installation itself.
AFAIR the only thing I changed was /etc/sources.list, so I have no glue
what went wrong.

Thanks for your attention.


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