VMWare easyinstall fails with "30custom_installation: line 59: try_mount not found"

Bug #1845535 reported by Jean-Baptiste Lallement
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
casper (Ubuntu)
Adam Conrad

Bug Description

Eoan Ubuntu Desktop 20190926
VMWare Workstation 15.5.0

Installation in VMWare Workstation failed with "30custom_installation: line 59: try_mount not found" and user is dropped to busybox.

Cf screenshot for full trace.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 19.10
Package: casper (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.3.0-10.11-generic 5.3.0-rc8
Uname: Linux 5.3.0-10-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Thu Sep 26 18:46:22 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-07-15 (1899 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140520)
SourcePackage: casper
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to eoan on 2018-03-24 (551 days ago)

Revision history for this message
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :
Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Critical
tags: added: rls-ee-incoming
Adam Conrad (adconrad)
Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Adam Conrad (adconrad)
status: New → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package casper - 1.419

casper (1.419) eoan; urgency=medium

  * scripts/casper: Fix shell syntax error introduced in the 1.417 upload.

 -- Adam Conrad <email address hidden> Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:34:29 -0600

Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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