Ubiquity crashes while attempting a fresh install of 14.10 from USB

Bug #1386935 reported by Pavlo Verba on 2014-10-28
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Annoying. An installation this setup was attempted to make would have been a full-disk encryption install.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: ubiquity 2.20.0
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-23.31-generic 3.16.4
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.345
Date: Wed Oct 29 01:05:30 2014
InstallCmdLine: noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Release amd64 (20141022.1)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Pavlo Verba (pavlo.s.verba) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 204, in run
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.configure_plugins()
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 570, in configure_plugins
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.run_plugin(plugin)
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 547, in run_plugin
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: "Plugin %s failed with code %s" % (plugin.NAME, ret))
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: Plugin usersetup failed with code 1
Oct 28 22:24:11 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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