Grub will not install during installation of Ubuntu

Bug #1781302 reported by Richard Cederberg on 2018-07-12
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grub-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Grub fail to install during standard install of Ubuntu. I had installed Linux Mint 19 on my old MacBook Pro, but changed my mind and decided to install Ubuntu 18.04. During install I got errors saying it could not mount sda1 and finally at the end of install it Grub would not install. I tried again this time creating my own partitions sda1/ sda1/boot and sda1/home. This time it did not complain about mounting sda1 ... but still failed to install Grub.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: ubiquity 18.04.14
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-20.21-generic 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.394
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Thu Jul 12 09:46:22 2018
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash ---
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: grub-installer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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