Ubuntu Oneiric alternate install image is broken

#fail from Flickr

Unbelievable how such a major issue got missed and is, according to the bug status, still not fixed.

Thankfully, there is a workaround which worked for me. Just putting it out there so that people can find about this more easily than I did (fume).

(Photo by Beate Firlinger)

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