install ubuntu on baytrail tablet

Bug #1451473 reported by Pascal VITOUX on 2015-05-04
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Attempt to install Ubuntu 15.04 from a Live USB to a Baytrail tablet with embedded MMC.

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series SoC Transaction Register [8086:0f00] (rev 0f)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: ubiquity 2.21.25 [modified: lib/partman/automatically_partition/question]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-15.15-generic 3.19.3
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.360
Date: Mon May 4 17:42:50 2015
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet splash ---
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: grub-installer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Pascal VITOUX (vitoux-pascal) wrote :
Pascal VITOUX (vitoux-pascal) wrote :

This is more an 'unsupported hardware' bug than a grub related bug.

Pascal VITOUX (vitoux-pascal) wrote :

The eMMC errors are already reported in this bug report :

But I'm not sure why grub-installer failed.
If the eMMC is not working as expected then why the install doesn't fail sooner ?

Pascal VITOUX, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu better. In order to address any hardware driver issues, please file a new report via a terminal:
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Please feel free to subscribe me to it.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

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