diskimage-builder: extlinux installation failure

Bug #1335042 reported by Juerg Haefliger on 2014-06-27
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Juerg Haefliger

Bug Description

Trying to install extlinux in Ubuntu 12.04 results in:

+ install_extlinux
+ install-packages extlinux
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libfreetype6 os-prober grub-pc-bin grub-common
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
Recommended packages:
  syslinux-common syslinux-themes-debian
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 79.9 kB of archives.
After this operation, 242 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/ubuntu/ precise/universe extlinux amd64 2:4.05+dfsg-2 [79.9 kB]
Fetched 79.9 kB in 0s (615 kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously unselected package extlinux.
(Reading database ... 52018 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking extlinux (from .../extlinux_2%3a4.05+dfsg-2_amd64.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up extlinux (2:4.05+dfsg-2) ...
P: Checking for EXTLINUX directory... not found.
P: Creating EXTLINUX directory... done: /boot/extlinux
P: Writing config for /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-65-virtual...
P: Writing config for /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-65-generic...
P: Updating /boot/extlinux/linux.cfg...
P: Updating /boot/extlinux/memdisk.cfg...
P: Updating /boot/extlinux/os-prober.cfg...
P: Updating /boot/extlinux/extlinux.conf...
+ echo 'Installing Extlinux...'
Installing Extlinux...
+ MBR=/usr/share/syslinux/mbr.bin
+ '[' '!' -f /usr/share/syslinux/mbr.bin ']'
+ MBR=/usr/lib/syslinux/mbr.bin
+ '[' '!' -f /usr/lib/syslinux/mbr.bin ']'
+ echo 'mbr.bin (from SYSLINUX) not found.'
mbr.bin (from SYSLINUX) not found.
+ exit 1

Juerg Haefliger (juergh) on 2014-06-27
Changed in tripleo:
assignee: nobody → Juerg Haefliger (juergh)
Steve Kowalik (stevenk) on 2014-07-07
Changed in tripleo:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
Ben Nemec (bnemec) wrote :
Changed in tripleo:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers