[Bug 1046264] Re: The creation of swap space in usb partition failed message during amd64+mac installation

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Wed Sep 19 23:25:13 UTC 2012


** Also affects: ubiquity (Ubuntu Quantal)
   Importance: Medium
       Status: New

** Changed in: ubiquity (Ubuntu Quantal)
       Status: New => Confirmed

** Tags removed: rls-q-incoming

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Title:
  The creation of swap space in usb partition failed message during
  amd64+mac installation

Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:
  Confirmed
Status in “ubiquity” source package in Quantal:
  Confirmed

Bug description:
  The creation of swap space in partition 6 of SCSI3(0,0,0) (sdb) failed
  message was displayed during amd 64 quantal desktop installation. sdb
  represents usb in this system

  1. Boot using usb live session on a machine where there is already a quantal installation
  2. Start the installer from the live session
  3. Perform the side by side installation.
  4. The aboe message box will be displayed (screen shot is also attached)

  This occurs on the first installation after creating the usb using dd
  from an i386 precise system.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: ubiquity 2.11.29
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-13.14-generic 3.5.3
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-13-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  CasperVersion: 1.321
  Date: Wed Sep  5 12:02:50 2012
  InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
  LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64+mac (20120904.1)
  ProcEnviron:
   TERM=xterm
   PATH=(custom, no user)
   LANG=en_US.UTF-8
   SHELL=/bin/bash
  SourcePackage: ubiquity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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