[ubuntu-uk] Special bugs, and Live CDs. Help with this Bug please?

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Fri Nov 12 11:07:39 GMT 2010


On 12/11/10 09:35, Colin Law wrote:
> On 12 November 2010 09:22, Dianne Reuby<pramclub at yahoo.co.uk>  wrote:
>>  On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 15:51 +0000, alan c wrote:
>>>  I got burned by a nasty bug in the live CD of 10.10 which has the
>>>  effect of wiping your whole hard drive if you should be so unlucky to
>>>  choose a particular install option relating to choosing a *partition*
>>>  (not the whole drive!).
>>>
>>>  Seen from a Developers point of view this 'frozen' bug is hardly
>>>  relevant.
>>
>>  Good job they aren't giving them out to friends then. I was lucky -
>>  because I've run from LiveCD often, I thought it was taking much too
>>  long to start the live demo, and cancelled. Then I got the message
>>  saying that the install hadn't finished!
>
> I do not think there is any suggestion that just booting off the live
> CD will trash the disk.  It is a particular sequence after starting
> installation that can go wrong.

Agreed.

-- 
alan cocks
Ubuntu user



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