server-installer: grub installed to wrong target

Bug #1429849 reported by Stefan Bader on 2015-03-09
This bug affects 2 people
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debian-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Installation media: Daily server (Vivid) 64bit

Using the guided option to use the whole disk and LVM (did not try anything else, yet) brings up the dialog box about installing grub to the MBR at the end. However, despite selecting "yes" there, the installation is attempted to the first logical partition (which is the LVM PV), which fails (probably because of the failing safety check).

So for that VM grub-install should go into /dev/vda but is attempted into /dev/vda5.

Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

These are the log files extracted from the VM.

Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :
Robie Basak (racb) on 2015-03-09
Changed in ubuntu:
milestone: none → ubuntu-15.03

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tags: added: bot-comment
affects: ubuntu → debian-installer (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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