Fwd: [Lubuntu-admins] 15.04 - Installation Experience

Aere Greenway Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Mon Apr 27 20:41:47 UTC 2015

On 04/26/2015 11:28 PM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
> I think there is a bug. This should not happen: Installing Lubuntu
> should not alter the USB pendrive, from which it is being installed. I
> doubt that the problem is the bootloader, because it boots to the
> Unetbootin menu (if I understand correctly).
> It seems to me that some configuration file of Unetbootin is written to
> (overwritten) or saved in a bad way in the casper-rw file.
> Maybe these questions can help you get further:
> - What happens if you boot without persistence (if you still have that
> system on the USB drive or are prepared to repeat the operations to 'get
> there')?
> - Would it work better with a casper-rw partition and ext4 for persistence?
> - Would it work better if you sync the system manually (flush the
> buffers) before shutting down or rebooting?
> - What happens if you do the same procedure with another USB pendrive?
> In other words, could it be caused by a defect of the pendrive?

Thanks for the analysis.  I have scheduled a task for me to check this 
out later.

- Aere


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