[Bug 920035] Re: Precise alternate (and therefore LTSP) install fails

Mark Ellse 920035 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Sep 5 09:59:32 UTC 2012

By 'stalling', I mean that the machine fails to bring up the next
configuration dialog. Caps lock light still goes on/off. I can get to a
console and dmesg gives the following:

[83.922846] r8169 0000:01:00.0: eth0: link up
[83.922962] ADDRCONF (NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
[94.285754] eth0: no IPv6 routers present


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  Precise alternate (and therefore LTSP) install fails

Status in “debian-installer” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  On socket 775 and 1155 motherboards, Precise i386 intermittently fails
  to install from alternate CD.

  Machine is not locked up, but merely stalled and some information is
  available by pressing Ctrl Alt F4.

  Gigabyte G31-M, and Foxconn, both 775 motherboards, install stops
  after inputting hostname. Ctrl Alt F4 information shows no errors. The
  last things to be on the screen are several successes with these at
  the end:

  DEBUG: Writing DHCP stanza for eth0
  DEBUG: Success!

  (Bug report rewritten after further testing with Precise final and
  Quantal Daily 12/8/12)

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