Ubuntu 14 crashes during installation.

Bug #1464276 reported by Santosh Roy on 2015-06-11
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I have tried various installation media. But every time it crashes about half way through the installation.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.8
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57-generic
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Fri Jun 12 01:15:51 2015
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Santosh Roy (santosh-roy) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 225, in run
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.configure_hardware()
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 860, in configure_hardware
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: "HwDetect failed with code %d" % ret)
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: HwDetect failed with code 139
Jun 11 19:45:13 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

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