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When I install Ubuntu Ultimate 3.8 on an Acer laptop, the following error stops the installation:

 (initramfs) stdin mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on //filesystem.squashfs faild: Invalid arguments
 can not mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem.squashfs) on //filesystem.squashfs   

What is going wrong? How can I fix it?


migration rejected from Mar 7 '14 at 3:11

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closed as off-topic by wojox, i08in, karel, Eric Carvalho, Eliah Kagan Mar 7 '14 at 3:11

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Have you tried pasting the error message into a search engine? I got a few thousand hits. – terdon Mar 5 '14 at 14:20
possible duplicate of Initramfs error during boot – i08in Mar 6 '14 at 17:51