[Bug 1048361] Re: installer stuck in download packages even if not connected or download not selected

Nicholas Skaggs nicholas.skaggs at canonical.com
Mon Sep 24 19:58:01 UTC 2012

This ooccurs when you have a connected network, but not internet access.
Apt should be timing out here, but itsn't.

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  installer stuck in download packages even if not connected or download
  not selected

Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Testing Ubuntu amd64 Desktop 20120909.
  Started an installation in VBox with broken network, the installer do its work till to download packages (retrieving package 43 of ...Ign http://it.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports Release) and it wait infinitely without understand that the network is present but not working and so skip the step.
  changing the settings of the VM from nat to bridged it immediatly start downloading .

  ProblemType: BugDistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: ubiquity 2.11.31
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-14.15-generic 3.5.3
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-14-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu7
  Architecture: amd64
  CasperVersion: 1.322
  Date: Sun Sep  9 15:25:44 2012
  InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- oem-config/enable=trueLiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120909)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
   SHELL=/bin/bashSourcePackage: ubiquity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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