ubuntu 7.10--erratic install

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 26 17:55:52 UTC 2007

On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 02:10:20AM -0500, Nagin Chand wrote:
> I obtained CD of ubuntu 7.10. It boots live. When I wish to install
> through the button provided, it takes the user through 7 steps one by
> one. At the end when it is installing the system, it never ends. After
> giving the message 'less than a minute remaining' and then 'apt
> configuring' 'mirroring' etc. it never finishes.

We have been hacking around a few problems like this for some time, but
the approach taken has not been perfect, hence the problems some people
are encountering in 7.10. A comprehensive set of fixes is already on the
roadmap for 8.04.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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