Upgrade to 12.04 Alpha 1 Failed, Ubiquity Error

Bug #908007 reported by Keith Drummond on 2011-12-23
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Bug Description

I downloaded the 12.04 Alpha daily build and created a startup usb in 11.10. As usual I ran the startup usb, went through the usual steps of preparing Ubuntu for install (in this case I choose upgrade 11.10 to 12.04 from the options). I was connected to the internet and included the media option. Ubuquity ran and seemed to complete the install process, but at the end instead of getting the 'restart' message I got an error saying the installer had failed.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: ubiquity 2.9.5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-2.5-generic 3.2.0-rc3
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-2-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.90-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.292
Date: Fri Dec 23 06:02:35 2011
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20111129.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_IE.UTF-8
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_IE.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Keith Drummond (victor9098) wrote :
summary: - Upgrade to 12.04 Failed
+ Upgrade to 12.04 Alpha 1 Failed, Ubiquity Error

Exception during installation:
Dec 23 06:02:13 ubuntu plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Dec 23 06:02:13 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash

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