Alternate installer fails to install grub on md

Bug #780200 reported by camden lindsay on 2011-05-09
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Setting up a machine using 11.04 DVD x64 using text mode or 10.04 x64 alternate cd, I can create partitions of raid type and raid devices, but i cannot set the 'bootable' flag on the raid partitions (see bug #780198).

After proceeding through the package installs, the installer fails while installing the grub bootloader with the

I have tried installing the legacy grub as well as grub 2 with similar results.

Err, my post got butchered somehow.

To be specific, i would have expected grub bootloader be installed on both members of this raid mirror (/dev/sda and /dev/sdb)

Instead it failed with minimal output at either terminal (4) or in installer window. No useful troubleshooting messages appeared.

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2012-03-20
affects: ubiquity (Ubuntu) → grub-installer (Ubuntu)
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