Lucid OEM install slow - possible to speed up the process?

Carsten Agger agger at
Wed Apr 28 07:02:49 UTC 2010

Carsten Agger wrote:
> I'm currently preparing an OEM installation for a vendor who desires to 
> sell Ubuntu pre-installed on a 10" netbook. I'm installing from a USB 
> stick with the Lucid release candidate alternate install.

> I believe I did an install from the live CD in twenty minutes, but the 
> OEM install takes more than an hour. This is sort of acceptable since 
> the actual customer will not have to do this, still ... is it possible 
> to do this also in twenty minutes or at least understand why?
OK, it seems one problem with this approach is that the live CD install 
is MUCH faster, it finished in 15 minutes or so. Does anyone know why 
this is so? I'd have expected it to be more or less the same, or even 
the other way around.


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