Expert mode options in installation not available on Trusty 14.04.2 release

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sat Feb 21 20:20:28 UTC 2015

On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 2:55 AM, John Mok <a9121431 at> wrote:
> I tried to use the new release Trusty 14.04.2 amd64 to install a new
> server, but found that that the expert mode installation became not
> available. Those options, like choosing local archive server and
> enabling root account on console access, were not available any more.
> Are the default options in expert mode changed? Or it was a problem
> with the installer?

I've just tried the latest daily and you're right. It looks like
something broke in the installer because choosing "expert" mode
doesn't add "debconf/priority=low" as it should. I also selected
"nomodeset" on a second run and that wasn't added to the kernel
cmdline either.

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