Install = endless loop during Ubuntu install

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Sep 20 23:17:42 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 06:32:02AM -0700, Steve . wrote:

> THE CHALLENGE:  Endless loop during Ubuntu install in unpacking
> packages phase after the install prompts for remove CD; reboot, and
> then unpacks packages on the hard drive
> System message seen: "Timestamp is in the future" (or similar);
> install seems to endlessly try/retry unpacking "previously deselected
> package"s...

Do you have an exact copy of the message that you saw?  The only message I
know of which is similar is only a warning, and does not indicate a
failure, and so would not cause a loop of any kind.

 - mdz

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