Installer loops at installing language packs

Bug #140539 reported by Jose Manuel Romero Ximil on 2007-09-17
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: debian-installer

I try to install ubuntu from 2007-09-17 desktop-i386 iso in a dell xps1330
The installer says 120% completed at installing language packs --- configuring hardware ...

There isnt network or HD activity. Its 2 hours since then. I have tried 2 times from the start

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Could you please attach /var/log/syslog to this bug, following the directions in Thanks in advance.

Note, though, that unionfs is known to be broken in Gutsy at the moment. As such, installing from the desktop CD at the moment is I suspect largely doomed to failure, and I'm surprised you got as far as you did.

Changed in debian-installer:
assignee: nobody → kamion
status: New → Incomplete

Here it is

What iso is good to install gutsy from?

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Yes, with all the unionfs bug dumps in there this is likely bug 138915.

In the meantime, you can use the alternate install CD.

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