[Bug 956481] Re: ppc: YabootInstaller doesn't handle USB drive installation so well

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Sun Sep 23 23:53:54 UTC 2012


Thanks for your patch in bug 1043066.  I've made some minor syntactic
improvements and applied it.  That bug remains open for better failure
handling in ubiquity.

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Title:
  ppc: YabootInstaller doesn't handle USB drive installation so well

Status in “yaboot-installer” package in Ubuntu:
  Triaged

Bug description:
  Just the "Installation Complete" dialog was left hanging, otherwise
  things looks fine. Apport made me file this bug. Installation of
  yaboot failed, because I am installing to an external USB drive which
  does not have any AppleBootstrap partition. I will boot yaboot from
  openfirmware anyway.

  I did not attach the debug log because I was warned that it contains
  my password. Is that true? I could not find it in syslog or
  installer/debug.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: ubiquity 2.9.28
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-18.28-powerpc 3.2.9
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-18-powerpc ppc
  ApportVersion: 1.94-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: powerpc
  Date: Thu Mar 15 22:44:14 2012
  InstallCmdLine: ro ramdisk_size=1048576 boot=casper rootdelay=10 live-media-path=Users/Tormod/casper file=/cdrom/Users/tormod/casper/preseed/lubuntu.seed break=mount ignore_uuid
  ProcEnviron:
   TERM=unknown
   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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