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Install (entire disk with ZFS) in Ubuntu Desktop amd64 in Noble Beta (archived)

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Boot up the image
If you see the GRUB boot menu you should see the following:
  • 'Try or Install Ubuntu'
  • 'Ubuntu (safe graphics)'
  • 'OEM install (for manufacturers)'
  • 'Test memory' (only on BIOS systems)
  • Upon reaching the desktop environment, you should be greeted with the "Choose your language" screen.
    Pick your desired language.
    You should be greeted with a panel where you are prompted to set any of your needed or desired accessibility options.
    Click through the options, (Seeing, Hearing, Typing, Pointing and clicking, Zoom) and make sure the drop down options are fully functional.
    You're greeted with the 'Try or install Ubuntu' slide. The 'Ubuntu' logo should be on the left hand side.
    Select "Install Ubuntu" to continue with the installation process, or "Try Ubuntu" to boot into a live session.
    You should be greeted with a slide asking you to confirm your keyboard layout.
    Feel free to either select your desired layout, or use the auto-detect feature at the bottom.
    Proceed by clicking "Next"
    The 'Connect to a network' screen should now be displayed
    The screen should reflect the current status and display the following options (unless you're in a VM):
  • Wired connection
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network followed by a scrollable list of available APs, displaying an active one colored with a leading checkmark
  • Connect to a hidden Wi-Fi network
  • I don't want to connect to internet for now
  • If you ARE installing in a VM, you should check that the VM automatically has internet access. This is usually via a "wired connection".
    If you're testing a testcase that requires no internet access, make sure the install medium does not have internet access by configuring it properly in this slide.
    Click "Next"
    The 'Applications and updates' screen is displayed, listing normal and minimal installation, as well as options for installing updates, third party software and additional media formats.
    Select any options pertinent to the testcase - though "Default installation" is normally the desired option.
    Click "Next"
    The 'Installation type' screen is displayed
    Note the state of the 'Erase disk and install Ubuntu' radio button
    The 'Erase disk and install Ubuntu' radio button is selected and the 'Advanced features' button is active
    Click on the 'Advanced features...' button
    The 'Advanced Features' dialog is displayed
    Select 'Erase disk and use ZFS'
    'Erase disk and use ZFS' is selected
    Click on the 'OK' button
    The dialog closes and 'ZFS selected' is displayed next to the 'Advanced features...' button
    Click on the 'Install Now' button
    'Write the changes to disks' dialogue appears
    Click Continue
    If there is only one hard disk, skip to the 'Where are you?' screen. Otherwise, on the 'Installation type' screen verify that the drive selected on the Select drive list corresponds to the drive on the chart (e.g /dev/sda)
    Selected drive is displayed on the chart
    Verify that the full drive space is allocated
    Full drive space is allocated for installation
    Click on the Next button
    You should be greeted with the "Set up your account" slide
    Put in your desired user details.
    You should be greeted with the "Select your timezone" slide
    If your system is connected to the internet, verify that the timezone that was auto-detected is accurate
    Note that, if you're on a VPN, the timezone will be affected by this.
    Click 'Next'
    You should be greeted by the "Ready to install" slide.
    On this slide, the devices to be changed and the partition table is shown to the user.
    Check that the devices listed and the partition table listed is accurate and representative of the install options you set earlier in the process.
    Click 'Next'
    Allow the machine to reboot
    The system boots properly
    The system loads into Ubuntu showing username selected
    Upon login, open a terminal, run the following commands and verify it matches the output
    $ zfs mount | sort
    bpool/BOOT/ubuntu_UUID /boot
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID /
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/srv /srv
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/usr/local /usr/local
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/games /var/games
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/lib/AccountsService /var/lib/AccountsService
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/lib/apt /var/lib/apt
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/lib/NetworkManager /var/lib/NetworkManager
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/lib /var/lib
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/log /var/log
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/mail /var/mail
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/snap /var/snap
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/spool /var/spool
    rpool/ROOT/ubuntu_UUID/var/www /var/www
    rpool/USERDATA/root_0y7dio /root
    rpool/USERDATA/u_0y7dio /home/u

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    please submit a 'passed' result.
    If any action fails, or produces an unexpected result,
    please submit a 'failed' result and file a bug. Please be sure to include
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