System hangs on 'persistent' mode

Bug #750711 reported by Christopher Overton on 2011-04-04
This bug affects 1 person
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casper (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: casper

Description: Ubuntu Natty (development branch)
Release: 11.04
  Installed: 1.261
  Candidate: 1.261
  Version table:
 *** 1.261 0
        500 natty/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Expected to load persistence mode using F6 command typing space + 'persistent' at boot loader, but Ubuntu load screen appears and nothing happened after several minutes. Tried twice, same USB stick.

tags: added: iso-testing
tags: added: natty
Stéphane Graber (stgraber) wrote :

You need a bit more than just "persistent". You need to have a writable media with a pre-created ext3 partition and add cdrom-detect/tryusb=true to the kernel command-line.

Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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