alternate cd freeze at 85%

Ralf Meyer ranfyy at
Fri Apr 27 02:57:38 UTC 2007

Am Thu, 26 Apr 2007 17:12:07 -0500
schrieb "Adam Miller" <maxamillion at>:

> It has recently been brought up in the IRC channels that the
> alternate cd image will freeze for about 45 minutes at 85% completion
> when used to install on a machine that has both a SATA and an ATA
> hard drive installed. It appears to be an Ubuntu issue because I have
> heard reports of it happening with the alternate cd of each
> derivative. Just thought I would throw out an email and ask if we
> should look into a fix for this or if I should just mention on
> that for those with this setup will need to temporarily
> disconnect the HDD not being installed to in order to avoid the delay.

I think it's important to encourage people to file a bug or add to an
existing one.

A fast search for "alternate 85%" turned up this:

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