Call for Release Candidate testing (again)

Patrice Vetsel ubuntu at
Wed Apr 18 12:56:55 UTC 2007

I'v reported this Bug #89069

Please confirm it !

Wenzhuo Zhang a écrit :
> Wenzhuo Zhang wrote:
>> I am testing the desktop-i386 image on an old desktop machine right now.
>> I've come across three problems so far:
>> 1. The feisty installation on my laptop fails to burn the image using an
>> external USB Combo drive (Model: TEAC DW-224E-B). Neither the "Write to
>> disc..." context menu facility nor the cdrecord (now wodim) command line
>> works with the external combo drive any more. It's a sad regression since
>> the previous Ubuntu releases work well with this combo drive.
>> 2. I chose the manual partition method. On the Edit a Partition window,
>> the Mount Point drop-down menu was empty initially. Only after I typed
>> in "/" and reopened the "Edit a Partition" window could it display a
>> drop-down menu of possible choices.
>> 3. The desktop has two hard drives. One is connected to the motherboard
>> as primary master, and the other is connected to a Promise Ultra100 TX2
>> IDE controller card as tertiary master. The feisty live-cd recognizes
>> the primary boot drive as /dev/sdb, and the tertiary master as /dev/sda.
>> I am not sure if this could pose a problem when installing the Grub MBR.
>> Let's see the result after the installer finishes its job later.
> Another problem:
> 4. I live in GMT +8 timezone. Upon the first boot, fsck complains that the
> superblock last mount time is in the future, and requires a reboot. Here are
> the relevant messages on the screen:
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> * Checking root file system...
> fsck 1.40-WIP (14-Nov-2006)
> /dev/sdb4: Superblock last mount time is in the future. FIXED.
> /dev/sdb4: Superblock last write time is in the future. FIXED.
> /dev/sdb4 has gone 49710 days without being checked, check forced.
> /dev/sdb4: ***** REBOOT LINUX *****
> /dev/sdb4: 98408/2064384 files (0.1% non-contiguous), 585723/4122680 blocks
> fsck died with exit status 3
>  * The file system check corrected errors on the root partition
>  but requested that the system be restarted.
>  * The system will be restarted in 5 seconds.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This should be fixed in the installer so users in the GMT + timezones won't
> see the scary warning messages and an unnecessary reboot.
> Wenzhuo

Patrice Vetsel <ubuntu at>
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