12.10 install error alongside Windows7 with grub-installer - /usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1732, in <module>

Bug #1069139 reported by netto on 2012-10-20
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grub-installer (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I have problem with bootloader before. I have try reinstal it but is still wrong

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.12.16
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.328
Date: Sat Oct 20 18:47:14 2012
InstallCmdLine: noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release i386 (20121017.2)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=unknown
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: grub-installer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

netto (slavomir-molnar) wrote :
Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

In UbiqutiySyslog.txt:

Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Exception during installation:
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1732, in <module>
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 81, in wrapper
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 245, in run
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_bootloader()
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1031, in configure_bootloader
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: old_bootdev = self.db.get('grub-installer/bootdev')
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/debconf.py", line 62, in <lambda>
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: lambda *args, **kw: self.command(command, *args, **kw))
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/debconf.py", line 67, in command
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.write.flush()
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py: IOError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe
Oct 20 16:47:10 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

summary: - I have problem with bootloader before. I have try reinstal it but is
- still wrong
+ 12.10 install error with grub-installer -
+ /usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1732, in <module>

The log shows also trouble with

Oct 20 16:45:51 ubuntu grub-installer: info: Identified partition label for /dev/sdc6: msdos

regarding to

Oct 20 16:47:04 ubuntu ubiquity: grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of /dev/sdc6.
Oct 20 16:47:04 ubuntu ubiquity: grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of /dev/sdc6.

Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

Is this a Windows which resides there?

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

Yes I have win7 along with ubuntu. I send you two pictures in attachment.
It is from my installation. I hope it will be helpful. Thank u

On 20 October 2012 19:07, melchiaros <email address hidden> wrote:

> Is this a Windows which resides there?
>
> ** Changed in: grub-installer (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Confirmed
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Tel: +421 948 599 523

Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

Just for knowing:

There will be properly no quick fix for this. grub-installer will get improvments during Ubuntu 13.04 development.

summary: - 12.10 install error with grub-installer -
+ 12.10 install error alongside Windows7 with grub-installer -
/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1732, in <module>
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