unsquashfs fails with error: "failed to read fragment table"

Bug #494057 reported by Brice Arnould
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Gentoo Linux
Fix Released
squashfs (Debian)
Fix Released
squashfs (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

As said in the linked Debian bug :
Using unsquashfs on a v4 squashfs file system fails with the following error message:
sudo unsquashfs -l rootfs
Parallel unsquashfs: Using 8 processors
FATAL ERROR aborting: failed to read fragment table

Confirmation that rootfs is indeed a v4 squashfs file system:
file rootfs rootfs: Squashfs filesystem, little endian, version 4.0, 18539171071 bytes, 7315 inodes, blocksize: 4 bytes, created: Sun Feb 16 15:30:08 2014

This bug has been fixed in Gentoo and Debian.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Dec 8 16:14:32 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: squashfs-tools 1:4.0-1
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-16.52-generic
SourcePackage: squashfs
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-16-generic x86_64

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Brice Arnould (un-brice) wrote :
Changed in squashfs (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Changed in gentoo:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in gentoo:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in gentoo:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Revision history for this message
Brian J. Murrell (brian-interlinx) wrote :
Revision history for this message
Brian J. Murrell (brian-interlinx) wrote :

I don't know why I can't figure out how to link to the RH BZ but here's the URL:


Can we get an SRU now that there are three different fixes to this bug?

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