Just to reply to my own post, since I fixed the problem. The problem was that NFS was exporting the image read only and root_squash, so I had to change that. However, the stage2.img is still not mountable, and that is probably due to some new format that is being used. Iordan Iordanov --- fedora-triage-list-request@xxxxxxxxxx wrote: > Send fedora-triage-list mailing list submissions to > fedora-triage-list@xxxxxxxxxx > > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-triage-list > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to > fedora-triage-list-request@xxxxxxxxxx > > You can reach the person managing the list at > fedora-triage-list-owner@xxxxxxxxxx > > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific > than "Re: Contents of fedora-triage-list digest..." > > > Today's Topics: > > 1. Is stage2.img corrupt on Fedora Core 5 (can't mount loopback) > (Iordan Kolev Iordanov) > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 08:00:55 -0700 (PDT) > From: Iordan Kolev Iordanov <iiordanovv@xxxxxxxxx> > Subject: Is stage2.img corrupt on Fedora Core 5 (can't mount > loopback) > To: fedora-triage-list@xxxxxxxxxx > Message-ID: <20061023150055.79385.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 > > Hi, > > I was trying to install FC5 using kickstart over the network, and I > noticed that the install hangs when it tries to loopback mount > stage2.img. I tried to mount it myself manually, and locally on the > nfs server (which serves the distro), and I get the following: > > FAT: bogus logical sector size 40452 > VFS: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev 07:03. > > I also tried mounting stage2.img from the first disk of a separate > download of FC5, and from the DVD of a yet another download of FC5, > all > to the same result. Just for kicks, I mounted stage2.img from FC1, > and > FC2 with no problem on two separate computers which failed to mount > FC5's stage2.img. > > The command used was the usual: > > mount -o loop /path/to/stage2.img /path/to/mount/point > > Has the format of stage2.img changed somehow, while the network > installer has not been modified to accommodate the change? Or is the > file simply corrupt to begin with. If the file is corrupt, wouldn't > that prevent any kind of install of FC5, even using CD's? Please help > me, as this problem is obviously preventing me from doing network > installs of FC5! > > Sincerely, > Iordan Iordanov > > The conscious mind has only one thread of execution. > > > > ------------------------------ > > -- > fedora-triage-list mailing list > fedora-triage-list@xxxxxxxxxx > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-triage-list > > > End of fedora-triage-list Digest, Vol 7, Issue 1 > ************************************************ > The conscious mind has only one thread of execution.