Fwd: [Lubuntu-admins] 15.04 - Installation Experience

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 19:42:05 UTC 2015

Den 2015-04-28 21:26, Aere Greenway skrev:
> On 04/28/2015 01:10 PM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
>> This is interesting:-)
>> - Was the system transferred to the pendrive with Unetbootin? Did you
>> activate persistence? Why should things be written to sdb1 (unless we
>> are talking about writing the files for persistence for example log
>> files, .bash_history etc).
>> - What would happen with a system transferred with the Startup Disk
>> Creator alias usb-creator-gtk (maybe with and without persistence)?
>> - What would happen for you with a system transferred with mkusb? (maybe
>> with and without persistence (using a casper-rw partition in another
>> drive)). This is what I have been using while isotesting Vivid without
>> finding any problems with overwritten or otherwise damaged systems in
>> the pendrive.
>> -o-
>> I think you have found a bug. If you tell us also the version of
>> Unetbootin(?), Lubuntu Vivid desktop or Lubuntu Vivid alternate? 32-bit
>> or 64-bit? Maybe we need some other critical data too. Then we can
>> repeat your test-case.
> Nio:
> The pendrive (USB drive) was created with unetbootin on Lubuntu 14.04
> (current).  The version info (from Synaptic package manager) is:
> 585-2ubuntu1.  I had 4000 megabytes of persistent space on it.
> I originally tried creating the USB drive using
> usb-creator-gtk
> but the USB drive it created did not boot, so (given the large number of
> times I've been 'burned' by that application), I vowed never to use it
> again.
> If the problem occurs shutting down the live USB system, what package
> would it be against?
> The problem appears to be easy to reproduce.
> Simply create a bootable USB drive using unetbootin from an ubuntu 15.04
> ISO, then boot to it, and use it to install a system.  When shutting
> down the USB drive system, the problem will occur, and it will not boot
> after that.
> In fact, when I mount the drive on my system after that, it is mounted
> read-only.

Hi Aere,

OK, I will try it tomorrow :-)

Good night

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