12.04 Installer stuck on 'Removing conflicting operating system files'
When installing 12.04 on a hard drive with two partitions (/ & /home) formatting only the / partition results in the installer hanging on "Removing conflicting operating system files" after it has wiped away the / partition. This leaves an unusable system.
When I install Ubuntu, I format the /(root) partition, but leave the /home unformatted and mount it. This means I can keep all my files and preferences while having a clean Ubuntu install.
My home directory is encrypted, so my theory is that the installer is unable to get into my home dir and hangs. Since this step happens before the login details are provided.
This is a pretty serious regression IMHO, since it breaks the current install and prevents the new install from completing.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: ubiquity 2.9.15
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-12-generic x86_64
Date: Wed Feb 1 04:31:12 2012
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120131.3)
PATH=(custom, no user)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)