Unable to install GRUB in /dev/nvme (Dell XPS 13 9360)

Bug #1666157 reported by ytxmobile on 2017-02-20
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #1507505: Unable to install GRUB in /dev/nvme. Edit Remove
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Dell Sputnik
Undecided
Unassigned
grub-installer (Ubuntu)
Critical
Unassigned

Bug Description

Machine: DELL XPS 13 9360 (shipped with Windows 10 Home 64-bit)
Tried to install Ubuntu 16.04.2 but ended up with "Unable to install GRUB in /dev/nvme"

Work-around:
(http://askubuntu.com/questions/696999/unable-to-install-grub-in-dev-nvme)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubiquity 2.21.63.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1-generic 4.8.11
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-36-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.376.2
Date: Mon Feb 20 01:33:06 2017
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet splash ---
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215.2)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: grub-installer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

ytxmobile (ytxmobile) wrote :
ytxmobile (ytxmobile) on 2017-02-20
summary: - Unable to install GRUB in /dev/nvme
+ Unable to install GRUB in /dev/nvme (Dell XPS 13 9360)
ytxmobile (ytxmobile) on 2017-02-20
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in grub-installer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
description: updated
Changed in grub-installer (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Critical
affects: grub-installer → dell-sputnik
Changed in dell-sputnik:
status: New → Invalid
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