17.04 doesn't install properly on SD card slot

Bug #1710307 reported by foobar on 2017-08-11
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Bug Description

Used standard ISO; standard install procedure; SD card in /dev/mmcblk0

Installed just fine, but won't boot.

It turns out that this HP Envy refuses to boot from SD card slot, so I put SD card in card reader on /dev/sdb.

Problem is: Ubuntu boot process is still looking for /dev/mmcblk0p1 !!

Why in the world is Ubuntu looking for /dev/mmcblk0 when the SD card is being booted from /dev/sdb ?

Soooo, I re-installed Ubuntu ISO onto SD card while in /dev/sdc.

That worked fine, even though it booted on /dev/sdb.

But it *should* have worked when Ubuntu was installed onto this same card when it was plugged into the /dev/mmcblk0 slot.

For the record, the /dev/mmcblk0 slot is much faster than the USB SD card reader, so installing Ubuntu onto this SD card while plugged into this SD card slot is much faster, and should be preferred.

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foobar (hbaker1) wrote :

I'd love to know which package this is; it's part of the boot process, but (to my knowledge) there aren't any packages associated with the boot process.

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Gustavo Silva (gsilvapt) on 2017-08-27
tags: added: kernel-media
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