Ubuntu 12.10 beta 1 install fails because of grub-installer - "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1724, in <module>

Bug #1047942 reported by turing
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grub-installer (Ubuntu)
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ubiquity (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

The installation almost finalizes until the grub installer barfs about some problem that will prevent the OS from booting correctly

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.11.30
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-13.14-generic 3.5.3
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.321
Date: Sat Sep 8 23:34:14 2012
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash --
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120905.2)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_IN
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_IN
SourcePackage: grub-installer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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turing (turing-machine) wrote :
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Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

In UbiquitySyslog.txt:

Sep 8 17:59:57 ubuntu ubiquity: W: Duplicate sources.list entry cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Alpha amd64 (20120905.2)/ quantal/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/Ubuntu%2012.10%20%5fQuantal%20Quetzal%5f%20-%20Alpha%20amd64%20(20120905.2)_dists_quantal_main_binary-i386_Packages)
Sep 8 17:59:57 ubuntu ubiquity: W: Duplicate sources.list entry cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Alpha amd64 (20120905.2)/ quantal/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/Ubuntu%2012.10%20%5fQuantal%20Quetzal%5f%20-%20Alpha%20amd64%20(20120905.2)_dists_quantal_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
Sep 8 17:59:57 ubuntu ubiquity: W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
Sep 8 17:59:57 ubuntu ubiquity: E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
Sep 8 17:59:57 ubuntu grub-installer: info: Calling 'apt-install grub-efi' failed
Sep 8 18:04:11 ubuntu ubiquity[2958]: Reverting lockdown of the desktop environment.
Sep 8 18:04:11 ubuntu activate-dmraid: No Serial ATA RAID disks detected
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/cdrom
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu finish-install: Disabling CD in sources.list
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Exception during installation:
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1724, in <module>
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 81, in wrapper
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 229, in run
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_bootloader()
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1013, in configure_bootloader
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: "GrubInstaller failed with code %d" % ret)
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py: ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: GrubInstaller failed with code 1
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu plugininstall.py:
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu partman: No matching physical volumes found
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu partman: Reading all physical volumes. This may take a while...
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu partman: No volume groups found
Sep 8 18:04:12 ubuntu partman-lvm: No volume groups found

summary: - Ubuntu 12.10 beta 1 install fails because of grub-installer
+ Ubuntu 12.10 beta 1 install fails because of grub-installer -
+ "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1724, in <module>
Changed in grub-installer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
affects: grub-installer → ubiquity
Colin Watson (cjwatson)
affects: ubiquity → ubiquity (Ubuntu)
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