Raring installation problems

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Wed Mar 6 16:50:22 UTC 2013


On Wed, Mar 06, 2013 at 08:43:34AM -0800, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> Hi Xavier,
> 
> I've targeted those bugs to 13.04, so they'll show up on the release
> team's charts, although I don't know what level of bug scrub is planned.

Also, I should add I don't know that there's been an official decision
on 13.04.  But even if it isn't done, the RR needs to be robust/stable
anyway so they're still priorities.  And targeting them to raring is I
guess still the best procedure we have for that...
 
Bryce

> (Fwiw, ubuntu-devel@ would be a better list for this email, since
> several of those issues are foundations issues.)
> 
> Xavier, I would encourage you to look into joining one of the bug
> squads.  They handle bug escalation among other things, and if that's
> something you're passionate for being involved with for Ubuntu, it might
> be an enjoyable role for you.
> 
> Bryce
> 
> On Wed, Mar 06, 2013 at 02:46:54PM +0100, Xavier Guillot wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > First excuse me if my mail is off-topic, but I'd like to draw
> > attention on two important bugs that make installation and use of
> > Ubuntu 13.04 difficult.
> > 
> > Since it has been decided yesterday during online UDS that Raring
> > will finally well be released and not directly jump in Rolling, it
> > seems important that... everybody will at least be able to install
> > it !
> > 
> > But there is a bug reported since many months which makes Raring
> > installation from LiveCD impossible with some (extended)
> > partitioning :
> > 
> > Ubiquity : "After 'Preparing to install Ubuntu' screen, raring
> > installation hangs"
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1080701
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1081245
> > 
> > Another one which makes impossible to mount eSata devices (only USB
> > works) because util-linux needs to be updated :
> > 
> > "Util-linux needs updating to 2.22+" & "x-gvfs-show option doesn't work"
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/util-linux/+bug/1012081
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-disk-utility/+bug/1011257
> > 
> > I'm sure that people in charge of corrections are fully competent,
> > but as there is no recent news letting know that those bugs, which
> > for me are critical, will be soon resolved, I wonder if the
> > concerned developers or quality team are aware of them.
> > 
> > As feature freeze is here, release of 13.04 in one month, I
> > preferred to alert on these, sorry if it was useless !
> > 
> > Thanks in advance. Best regards,
> > 
> > Xavier Guillot
> > 
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