Ubiquity tries/asks user to unmount the install media when installing from USB key

Bug #1049603 reported by Jonathan Ernst on 2012-09-12
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Present in at least 12.04 and 12.10 when installing using a USB key.

Installer asks if it can unmount /dev/sdb1 before the partitioning step which is confusing.

Installer should know it's running from there and not ask user this question.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-14.15-generic 3.5.3
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-14-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Sep 12 12:49:30 2012
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=(loop)/casper/vmlinuz root=UUID=18F0-3C4C file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed debian-installer/locale=fr_CH.UTF-8 debian-installer/language=fr kbd-chooser/method=fr console-setup/layoutcode=ch console-setup/variantcode=fr console-setup/modelcode=pc105 iso-scan/filename=/quantal-desktop-amd64.iso boot=casper noprompt quiet splash --
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120911)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jonathan Ernst (jonathan.ernst) wrote :
tags: added: ubi-partman
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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