Installation failed in Virtualbox

Bug #1083007 reported by Ezio de Mauro on 2012-11-25
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

No special configuration options, I chose to erase and initialise the virtual drive (10GB)
Virtual machine is 64bit, 2GB RAM, PAE, NX, VT-X and Nested pages enabled
128MB video RAM, 3D acceleration enabled, 2D acceleration disabled (as suggested by VirtualBox)
Latest VirtualBox version

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.12.16
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.328
Date: Sun Nov 25 23:47:57 2012
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ezio de Mauro (pancro) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu Traceback (most recent call last):
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 1732, in <module>
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 81, in wrapper
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu func(self)
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 229, in run
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu self.configure_hardware()
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 863, in configure_hardware
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu "HwDetect failed with code %d" % ret)
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: HwDetect failed with code 1
Nov 25 23:46:44 ubuntu

tags: added: installer-crash
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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