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


Den 2014-09-24 20:38, meets@xxxxxx skrev:
> 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
> Hi,
> 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,
> Mélodie
> 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
> happen).

Hi Ø and Mélodie,

I have marked the bug grey. After all, it seems I'm alone with this bug,
and I can install, if I run the installer as the first application
program. But I will look more into the problem, trying to find out what
mechanism is causing the problem.

Best regards

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