[Testing] Bug report - SoaS-Beta iso conversion

Frederick Grose fgrose at gmail.com
Sun May 3 20:58:56 EDT 2009

This page, http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick_Ubuntu, refers to
installing a package,

apt-get --force-yes -y  install sugar-* squashfs-tools
that may provide the missing functionality.

On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 7:08 PM, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at bga.com> wrote:
> Disclaimer:  I'm just an user, not a developer.
> Tabitha, my feel is that the principal problem is with the
> dependencies upon the system on which the iso conversion is run.
> [So far, the error messages have been coming from the conversion
> tools.]  The same problem as yours happened also for me even when I
> tried to convert another iso (not the 'beta').
> I believe the 'livecd-iso-to-xo.sh' script was written to be run on
> a Fedora system.  I do not have Fedora (nor Windows) - only Ubuntu.
> For me, the script fails the same way as yours did - on both
> Intrepid and Jaunty.  [I had hoped Jaunty would do better - the
> 'dmesg' line says "SQUASHFS error: Please update your kernel".  But
> Jaunty fails also.]
> For me, at least the 'livecd-iso-to-disk.sh' completed on Intrepid
> (despite very similar error messages).  But now that I've upgraded
> to Jaunty, that script fails as well -- leaving me without a way to
> test any new Soas2 builds from SugarLabs.
> mikus
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