Installing from USB CD-drive

Swapnil Jain swapnil at
Sat Jan 2 05:06:13 UTC 2010

what version of ubuntu you are trying to install.


Swapnil Jain
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On 02-Jan-2010, at 5:35 AM, Josef Wolf wrote:

> hello,
> When installing the alternate cd from an USB-CDROM (e.g. on a netbook),
> I get the error that no CDROM could be found. Then I am thrown into the
> d-i main menu. On retry, the cdrom is found, and the installation proceeds
> seamlessly.
> While it's not a big deal, it is boring when the install should go without
> any interactions (preseeded)
> Any idea what causes detection of the usb CD to fail and how to fix that?
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