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I just got my new ThinkPad X121e and installed Ubuntu 11.10 ..everything is fine, except I can't get my data from my old EeePC (Ubuntu 10.4) to my new baby. The EeePC says it could not mount Ubuntu 11.10 i386 because:

Error mounting: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on
/dev/loop0,
missing codepage or helper program, or other error

(could this be the IDE device where you in fact use
ide-scsi so that sr0 or sda or so is needed?)
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so

What is wrong? How can I fix it?

Thanks!! Lisa

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What command are you using?

For me this error occures e.g. due to an typo:

sudo mount -t iso9660 /Desktop/test.iso /media/iso -o loop

If I run the command with "~" everything is fine:

sudo mount -t iso9660 ~/Desktop/test.iso /media/iso -o loop
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