Install Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit non-PAE fails

Bug #1321868 reported by K7AAY on 2014-05-21
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Installing Xubuntu 14.04 non-PAE 32-bit fails with "An attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from the CD failed." when installing from a booted LiveUSB whose ISO file matched the MD5SUM value published. Wish to install to an ext4 partition sda2 (sda1 is Windows 8, installed to run until I can get any version 14.04 to run) with swapfile on sda3.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.7 [modified: lib/partman/automatically_partition/question]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.46-generic 3.13.9
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Wed May 21 11:07:48 2014
InstallCmdLine: initrd=/casper/initrd.lz file=/cdrom/preseed/xubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet splash -- persistent BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz
LiveMediaBuild: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release i386 (20140416.2)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

K7AAY (john-bartley) wrote :

Exception during installation:
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 202, in run
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.configure_apt()
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 655, in configure_apt
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: "AptSetup failed with code %d" % ret)
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py: ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: AptSetup failed with code 127
May 17 14:07:55 xubuntu /plugininstall.py:

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

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
John Bartley K7AAY (jwhn) wrote :

Replicated on another Dell Inspiron B130 with a different model Broadcom WiFI card.

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