package grub-efi-amd64 2.02-2ubuntu8.1 failed to install/upgrade: installed grub-efi-amd64 package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 128

Bug #1780913 reported by brentiebuntu on 2018-07-10
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
debconf (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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grub2 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Maybe I discontinued the actual installation of grub.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: grub-efi-amd64 2.02-2ubuntu8.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-24.26-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Jul 10 15:13:27 2018
ErrorMessage: installed grub-efi-amd64 package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 128
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-05-27 (408 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-MATE 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215)
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-24-generic root=UUID=91216df1-ea26-4117-af3a-2ba8790880fc ro quiet splash nouveau.runpm=0 vt.handoff=1
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.5, python3-minimal, 3.6.5-3
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15rc1, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2
 apt 1.6.2
SourcePackage: grub2
Title: package grub-efi-amd64 2.02-2ubuntu8.1 failed to install/upgrade: installed grub-efi-amd64 package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 128
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

brentiebuntu (brentiebark) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in grub2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Phillip Susi (psusi) wrote :

This looks like breakage in debconf:

Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 67, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in split at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 68, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value in string eq at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 202, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 67, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in split at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 68, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $ret in string eq at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 212, <GEN0> line 10.
Use of uninitialized value $_[1] in join or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/DbDriver/Stack.pm line 111, <GEN0> line 10.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in debconf (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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