At e few minutes before installing Ubuntu into a new hard drive the installation crashed and

Bug #933878 reported by Joe van Rooyen on 2012-02-16
This bug affects 1 person
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perl (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Installer crashed minutes before finishing the install. No indication why, just showed on screen that the installer crashed and that a report would be send to an expert technician.
I followed the instructions as they showed up on screen. Did not see anything at all while watching the install why the installer crashed, it just quit installing. The only way I knew was because the message on screen said so.

This was a new install on newly purchased hard drive, following the instructions as of how to install Ubuntu from a printout pulled from the internet.

I was trying to get a way from WIndows after having it running side by side with Ubuntu on this Gateway MX8711 laptop. To make sure that I would not have any problems I purchased the new drive.

Sure hope that you may be able to help me with this. I cant go back to Windows as I don't have a OS disk for it, it was pre-installed.

Thank you.

Joe Van Rooyen,

joe_van_rooyen @ hotmail.comu

The installer indicate that it would send a complete report on line to where it should go and this request for more info. Sorry that I have noting more to help you with. Just, started install, went fine until just seconds or minutes before it should have been completed.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: ubiquity 2.8.7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.287
Date: Thu Feb 16 18:22:30 2012
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Joe van Rooyen (joe-van-rooyen) wrote :
affects: ubuntu → ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Exception during installation:
Feb 16 18:19:44 ubuntu SystemError: E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Feb 16 18:19:44 ubuntu

tags: added: installer-crash
affects: ubiquity (Ubuntu) → perl (Ubuntu)
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