usb-creator-gtk no longer creates bootable installation images

Bug #807530 reported by Susan Cragin on 2011-07-08
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
usb-creator (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The three terminal warnings are as follows:
** (usb-creator-gtk:9172): WARNING **: expected enumeration type PangoEllipsizeMode, but got EllipsizeMode instead
(usb-creator-gtk:9172): Gtk-WARNING **: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to underallocate GtkPathBar's child GtkButton 0x3140240. Allocation is 23x30, but minimum required size is 25x25.
(usb-creator-gtk:9172): Gtk-WARNING **: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to underallocate GtkButton's child GtkArrow 0x3076370. Allocation is 13x20, but minimum required size is 15x15.

The error box message is
An uncaught exception was raised:
[Errno 2] No such file or directory

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: usb-creator-gtk 0.2.30
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0-3.4-generic 3.0.0-rc5
Uname: Linux 3.0-3-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jul 8 09:25:27 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Studio 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110426.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: usb-creator
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Susan Cragin (susancragin) wrote :
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

This is the actual error:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/", line 143, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/", line 583, in install
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/", line 330, in create_persistence
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/", line 139, in popen
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 679, in __init__
    errread, errwrite)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 1231, in _execute_child
    raise child_exception
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

which means that this command failed:
['mkfs.ext3', '-F', '/media/3968-24DE/casper-rw']

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Is the package e2fsprogs installed on your system ?

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Susan Cragin (susancragin) wrote :

Yes. 1.41.14
the latest available too. just checked synaptic

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for usb-creator (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
Gary M (garym) on 2012-07-28
Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: Expired → New
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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