Installation from Ubuntu disk failed directing me to this screen

Bug #1298863 reported by Terry Galloway on 2014-03-28
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

Not known installation system failed and directed me to report

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: ubiquity 2.10.16
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-23.36-generic-pae 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-23-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.315
Date: Fri Mar 28 08:28:41 2014
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20120423)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB.UTF-8
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Terry Galloway (terry-galloway) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1735, in <module>
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 55, in wrapper
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 215, in run
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1460, in remove_extras
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 102, in __init__
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 145, in open
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Unable to parse package file /target/var/lib/apt/lists/gb.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_universe_binary-i386_Packages (1), E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Mar 28 08:26:47 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

This looks like an issue with your network connection:

Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/gb.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_source_Sources Encountered a section with no Package: header
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: W
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: :
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: Failed to fetch http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.200 80]
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: E
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: :
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
Mar 28 08:23:33 ubuntu in-target:

Try installing without downloading updates.

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