[Bug 1039762] Re: freeze during Quantal install with USB non persistent key

Brian Murray brian at ubuntu.com
Fri Sep 21 20:53:32 UTC 2012

It looks like you have this video card.  G86 [GeForce 8400 GS] vendor:
nVidia Corporation

I wonder if the video driver wasn't causing an issue.  Could you please
retest this with a newer daily build?  Thanks in advance.

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

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  freeze during Quantal install with USB non persistent key

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Bug description:
  I downloaded this iso: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/20120821/quantal-desktop-amd64.iso for installing Quantal on a second partition of my PC to carry out some tests, but during boot of the non persistent USB key (created with Startup disk creator) the boot of the USB key stalls.
  I tried to download the iso twice and checked the md5sum.
  I had the problem twice, first time had only a black screen and had to type ctrl+alt+f1 to get some information with ubuntu-bug and the second time got some output on a black screen but had to press ctrl+alt+f1 to launch ubuntu-bug.
  I'm attaching the apport info of the second try.
  I tried to install on this hardware: http://wiki.ubuntu-it.org/CarlaSella/lshw.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: ubiquity 2.11.22
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-11.11-generic 3.5.2
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-11-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.4-0ubuntu8
  Architecture: amd64
  CasperVersion: 1.321
  Date: Tue Aug 21 21:06:53 2012
  InstallCmdLine: noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
  LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120821)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: ubiquity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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