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Re: Using ISO image of installer DVD as repository - How?




Richard Owlett wrote: 
> On 05/31/2019 07:30 AM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > 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 problem is that the .iso is not a mounted filesystem.
> > 
> > You could:
> > 
> > $ mkdir /home/richard/dvdmount
> > $ sudo mount /home/richard/dvd.iso /home/richard/dvdmount
> > 
> > If it complains about the filetype, try -t udf or -t iso9660.
> 
> It did not complain.
> 
> > 
> > and then you can use this sources.list line:
> > 
> >      deb file:///home/richard/dvdmount stretch main contrib trusted=yes
> > 
> > (or similar; I don't recall if the debian repository on disc
> > starts in the root of the disc)
> 
> I now get a different error message:
> > The repository 'file:/home/richard/dvdmount stretch Release' is not signed.
> 
> I also added "allow-insecure=yes" to sources.list with the same result.

Try [trusted=yes] and/or [allow-insecure=yes]  --- the brackets
are part of the syntax.

-dsr-