Lubuntu 14 && U-MATE 15 installer issues [PPC]

Peter Golis golisp at centrum.sk
Sat May 16 05:57:26 UTC 2015


Hello Fritz,
If you get that errors 20 times in a row, then you have clear way how to reproduce it and also information about evidence  (logs). That was what I had asked several times, but nothing was provided.

If you will have it, then come back please.

P.


Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:

>Peter, et al:
>
>Correct, there is no need to continue . . . first thing, you never
>introduced yourself to me as an installer dev or what capacity you were
>functioning in.  However, it appears that you don't have a clear
>understanding of what I was saying, because you kept asking the same
>questions . . . and I was answering as clearly as I could.
>
>This is a list serve for discussion, in English, and I posted about my
>issues here to try to get some feedback, insight, and/or help into how to
>fix the problems I had trying to install into my PPC iBook . . . . using
>the ***exact*** same procedure that I've used for probably 20 installs . .
>. .  This time that failed, and I posted my experience here . . . didn't
>have the time to file any formal bug reports.
>
>"Discussion" is not "storm" . . . it is discussion.  I am irritated at
>spending my time to install what appears to be a broken system; and from
>looking at the "Testers wanted for 15.04 PPC" thread I'm not the only
>person who experienced "issues" with PPC 15.04 . . . .  So, even if the GUI
>exceeds my system, which I don't think it does, then at least the CLI
>should be operational, but it isn't.
>
>Finally, you have proven to me that in fact you don't actually know what
>you are talking about, because I just checked the photo that I sent you,
>the one that was set up automatically, in it the "bootstrap" partition was
>set at 977KiB and it shows that 204KiB +- as "used" . . .= 2MB . . . .  In
>other words the installer set it up almost exactly the same way I tried to
>do manually . . . so both the installer and I must be wrong?
>
>Sorry to the list for taking up the bandwidth . . . looking for help,
>little seemed to be found . . . no worries, there is always another install
>. . . .
>
>On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 1:55 PM, Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk> wrote:
>
>> Hello Fritz,
>>
>> You had started that storm with bug on installer when you had chosen
>> bigger bootstrap partition than HW supported 1M. And you had sent to me
>> picture of which size of bootstrap? I don't need to get that answer.
>>
>>
>>
>> There is no need to continue. Please start thinking where is error if
>> description does not meet situation.
>>
>>
>>
>> Peter.
>>
>>
>>
>> ______________________________________________________________
>> > Od: Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
>> > Komu: Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk>
>> > Dátum: 15.05.2015 22:37
>>
>> > Predmet: Re: Lubuntu 14 && U-MATE 15 installer issues [PPC]
>> >
>>
>>   Peter:
>>
>>  Sorry, this isn't clear in English what you are trying to say.  I'm
>> assuming you are saying "Good-bye" . . . which is fine.  Repeatedly I have
>> said that there IS a problem with something in the "manual" install
>> process, whether you choose to hear that or not is up to you.
>>
>>  Wiping the partitions and running "automatic" does allow the install to
>> run, but the install of 15.04 seems heavily flawed . . . .
>>
>>  After I send this email I will forward the image of the GParted window
>> that I took just minutes ago . . . and then I will also wish you a fine
>> life . . . .
>>
>>  F
>>
>> On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 8:27 PM, Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Fritz,
>>>
>>> This makes sense to me. You cannot find linux root partition from
>>> harddisk and you are doing setup for advanced user. If those your steps
>>> will not work, then you will make storm flood about wrong installer.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Please don't do it. If you want to help with testing, then use technical
>>> description without impressions.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Have a nice weekend, summer, and upcomming years.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Peter.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ______________________________
>>>
>>
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