[lucid] grub-installer fails to open /proc/devices with message :fopen-failed : no such file or directory in alternate installer on amd64 chroot

Bug #527210 reported by Sindhudweep Sarkar on 2010-02-24
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: grub

switching to the logging tty while running grub-install messages like:

grub-installer : /proc/devices : fopen-failed : no such file or directory is printed to the console. This is with the lucid

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/20100223.2/lucid-alternate-amd64.iso build.

This doesn't seem to prevent a successful install.

tags: added: iso-testing
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2010-02-24
affects: grub (Ubuntu) → grub-installer (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package grub-installer - 1.49ubuntu8

grub-installer (1.49ubuntu8) lucid; urgency=low

  * Bind-mount /proc and /sys while running grub-install (LP: #527210).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Mon, 22 Mar 2010 21:33:27 +0000

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