cannot install ubuntu 11.10 on intel z68 platform with sata raid mode enabled

Bug #879378 reported by Justin Edwards on 2011-10-21
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub-installer (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

cannot install ubuntu 11.10 on intel z68 platform with sata raid mode enabled even if the harddisk is moved to an alternate harddisk controller that is set to ahci mode.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: ubiquity 2.8.7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.287
Date: Fri Oct 21 22:33:53 2011
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_AU.UTF-8
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Justin Edwards (pantlessx) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1641, in <module>
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 55, in wrapper
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 199, in run
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_bootloader()
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 955, in configure_bootloader
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: "GrubInstaller failed with code %d" % ret)
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py: InstallStepError: GrubInstaller failed with code 1
Oct 21 22:33:49 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
tags: added: raid
affects: ubiquity (Ubuntu) → grub-installer (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

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