bootloader (grub2) would not install on RAID0 configuration

Bug #916837 reported by David on 2012-01-15
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Installed Ubuntu 11.10 on clean ext4 partition, RAID0 drive with Windows 7 ntfs partition. Installer prompts critical failure while running grub install. Issue is also present on amd64 DVD of Linux Mint 12.

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: Sun Jan 15 11:12:57 2012
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

David (anderson-cell-phone) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu Traceback (most recent call last):
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 1641, in <module>
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 55, in wrapper
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu func(self)
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 199, in run
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu self.configure_bootloader()
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 955, in configure_bootloader
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu "GrubInstaller failed with code %d" % ret)
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu InstallStepError: GrubInstaller failed with code 1
Jan 15 11:12:52 ubuntu

tags: added: installer-crash
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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