Install from USB with codecs results in crashed install

Bug #951970 reported by Josh Blair on 2012-03-11

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Bug Description

Tried installing from USB. Each time with install media codecs option selected on. This is the first install where the bug report popped up after the fact. Rebooting results in a nothing system.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: ubiquity 2.9.23
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-17.27-generic-pae 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-17-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 1.93-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.305
Date: Sat Mar 10 21:35:09 2012
InstallCmdLine: initrd=/casper/initrd.lz file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash -- BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta i386 (20120301)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Josh Blair (jwblair) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1690, in <module>
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 55, in wrapper
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 163, in run
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_apt()
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 613, in configure_apt
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: raise install_misc.InstallStepError("AptSetup failed with code %d" % ret)
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py: InstallStepError: AptSetup failed with code 141
Mar 11 02:35:05 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Not being able to connect to the archive seems to be the start of the problem:

Mar 11 02:34:58 ubuntu apt-setup: warning: /usr/lib/ubiquity/apt-setup/generators/40cdrom returned error code 1; discarding output
Mar 11 02:34:58 ubuntu choose-mirror[17741]: INFO: base system installable from CD; skipping mirror check
Mar 11 02:34:58 ubuntu choose-mirror[17741]: INFO: base system installable from CD; skipping architecture check
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise InRelease
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates InRelease
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports InRelease
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates Release.gpg
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports Release.gpg
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'
Mar 11 02:34:59 ubuntu in-target: Reading package lists...
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/InRelease
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/InRelease
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-backports/InRelease
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target:
Mar 11 02:35:00 ubuntu in-target: W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
Mar 11 02:35:01 ubuntu in-target: Reading package lists...

Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) on 2018-04-02
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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