← Back to team overview

lubuntu-qa team mailing list archive

Re: beta testing: stuck after trying installing via 'something else' with Lubuntu 32-bit desktop iso


On Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:46:38 -0700
∅ <wxl@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 10:42 AM, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Den 2014-09-24 19:22, ∅ skrev:
> >> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 4:03 AM, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> Launchpad bug #1373365
> >>> Note: The swap partition is shared with two other linux distros/versions
> >>> on a USB HDD for experimental installs. But it should work anyway.
> >> It seems to me that this is a really unique use-case. I agree that it
> >> should work regardless, but I'd like to suggest that this should not
> >> keep us from releasing if MOST people are not having this problem. By
> >> that logic, should this truly be a fail?
> > I reported the bug. We will soon know if it is a unique case. In any
> > case you and other people decide which bugs to consider important. It is
> > not my task.
> Oh, no, bug reporting is good!!! Do it often and always!!!
> > Or is this what you want: that I change the colour in the iso-testing
> > report from a red bug to a grey bug?
> Yeah I was more suggesting this. I consider red bugs to be
> showstoppers, i.e. we either fix it or there's no release. Just kind
> of wanted to share that logic, that it should be something that
> affects most people.
> wxl


I am sorry I am unavailable to test right now, and not having a machine with multiboot
available to test in the same conditions. I just have a thought to share: the install
option "something else", if I don't mistake, is the one dedicated to (so called) experts,
the manual partitioning and setup. I think this is a very important option of the
installer and should not be neglected. If something goes wrong there, it could be nice to
wait that someone else can test and check what's going on there.

Just saying. If you think it is a minor bug, while having a swap shared between
distros, just go ahead with gray. :)

Best regards,

PS: Nio, just an idea, what about trying again, but after you reformat your swap
partition anew? (Just in case that swap could be corrupted, which can sometimes

Follow ups