alternate cd freeze at 85%

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at
Fri Apr 27 06:50:55 UTC 2007

Adam Miller wrote:
> 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.
> -Adam
> -- 
I can confirm this! I reported this in my test report of herd 5 to Jim.
If you wait something about 30 minutes it will continue the install.


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