Re: Using ISO image of installer DVD as repository - How?
- Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 13:31:51 +0100
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Using ISO image of installer DVD as repository - How?
On Fri 31 May 2019 at 07:20:24 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> With the first DVD of Debian 9.8.0 I did:
> dd if=/dev/cdrom of=dvd.iso bs=4M
> I edited sources.list to read
> deb file:///home/richard/dvd.iso stretch main contrib trusted=yes
> When running Synaptic's
> Edit->Reload Package Information
> I receive an error message:
> > The repository 'file:/home/richard/dvd.iso stretch Release'
> > does not have a Release file.
> What is the problem?
The currently recognized URI types are:
The file scheme allows an arbitrary directory in the file
system to be considered an archive.
An ISO is not an "arbitrary directory".