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"Installer crashed"

Postby cypher » Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:06 am

i used ubuntu all the time and wanted to test linux mint.
now i've got a problem.

I got an error "Installer crashed" at 83% of the installation when the installer wanted to download packet lists. My internet works with this livecd (i'm using it at the moment)

the only thing i changed in the setup was, that i gave the partition table by myself, because i need to keep my /home/-partition.

first i thought that my cd is damaged or something like this, so i downloaded the iso again, checked the md5sum and burned it at a speed of 2.... so the cd should work fine, but the error comes anyway.

need help!!! thats the 3rd time i destroyed my working system with the experiment of installing linux mint :roll:

ps: excuse my bad english :roll:

this is the error message i got:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/ubiquity", line 166, in ?
File "/usr/bin/ubiquity", line 161, in main
File "/usr/bin/ubiquity", line 57, in install
ret = wizard.run()
File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/gtkui.py", line 305, in run
File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/gtkui.py", line 856, in process_step
File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/gtkui.py", line 628, in progress_loop
raise RuntimeError, ("Install failed with exit code %s\n%s" %
RuntimeError: Install failed with exit code 1
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 1404, in ?
File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 355, in run
File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 836, in install_language_packs
self.mark_install(cache, lp)
File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 763, in mark_install
assert cache._depcache.BrokenCount == 0

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Postby Husse » Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:11 am

You don't have to excuse your english :)
This may be a bug. This is very much like what you've got:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ub ... +bug/70730
As the crash appears when "the installer wanted to download packet lists" the solution may well be found here:
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... or_envy.3F
That is a solution for both Live CD and installed Mint. Of course with a Live CD you have to repeat the steps after every reboot.
I have edited the section a bit for clarity :)
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it

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Postby cypher » Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:04 am

thank you for your quick answer
i read the bugreport and i think thats exactly my problem. :?
the other links can't help me i think, with apt, etc. my internet connection works wonderful.

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