package grub 0.97-29ubuntu57 failed to install

Bug #444703 reported by Jussi Saarinen on 2009-10-06
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This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub (Ubuntu)
Critical
Colin Watson
Karmic
Critical
Colin Watson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: grub

/usr ran out of disk space in phase "Unpacking replacement grub ...", there was 1GB free before upgrade.

'ls-lSr /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/' during upgrade:
---------- 1 root root 87470080 2009-10-06 18:28 reiserfs_stage1_5.dpkg-new
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 134504696 2009-10-06 13:01 minix_stage1_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 134504696 2009-10-06 13:01 jfs_stage1_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 134504696 2009-10-06 13:01 e2fs_stage1_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 268959664 2009-10-06 13:01 stage2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 268960688 2009-10-06 13:01 stage2_eltorito

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Oct 6 18:21:13 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: failed in buffer_write(fd) (10, ret=-1): backend dpkg-deb during `./usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/reiserfs_stage1_5'
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: grub 0.97-29ubuntu56 [modified: usr/share/man/man8/update-grub.8.gz usr/share/man/man8/grub-reboot.8.gz usr/share/man/man8/grub-install.8.gz usr/sbin/grub-install usr/sbin/grub-set-default usr/sbin/update-grub usr/sbin/grub-reboot]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.38-generic
SourcePackage: grub
Title: package grub 0.97-29ubuntu56 [modified: usr/share/man/man8/update-grub.8.gz usr/share/man/man8/grub-reboot.8.gz usr/share/man/man8/grub-install.8.gz usr/sbin/grub-install usr/sbin/grub-set-default usr/sbin/update-grub usr/sbin/grub-reboot] failed to install/upgrade: failed in buffer_write(fd) (10, ret=-1): backend dpkg-deb during `./usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/reiserfs_stage1_5'
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic i686

Jussi Saarinen (jms) wrote :
Jussi Saarinen (jms) wrote :

One note because the subject is misleading and I provide some more info about environment:

-I was running 'sudo apt-get dist-upgrade', not installing as I put in the subject line.
-I had installed also other grub packages, I uninstalled grub for now because I don't need it no longer (I guess):
ii grub 0.97-29ubuntu56 GRand Unified Bootloader
ii grub-common 1.97~beta3-1ubuntu7 GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (common
ii grub-pc 1.97~beta3-1ubuntu7 GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (PC/BIOS
ii grub2 1.97~beta3-1ubuntu7 GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (d

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2009-10-06
Changed in grub (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Undecided → Critical
milestone: none → ubuntu-9.10
status: New → Triaged
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package grub - 0.97-29ubuntu58

---------------
grub (0.97-29ubuntu58) karmic; urgency=low

  * objcopy-absolute.diff (update): Remove .note, .comment, and
    .note.gnu.build-id sections from images (LP: #444703).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Tue, 06 Oct 2009 19:19:05 +0100

Changed in grub (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
OTHman (amir963ma) wrote :

I was doing an update in the update manager and I got error

package grub 0.97-29ubuntu56 failed to install/upgrade: échec dans « buffer_write(fd) » (10, ret=-1) : backend dpkg-deb pendant « ./usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/fat_stage1_5 »

OTHman: yes, this'll be fixed by grub 0.97-29ubuntu58.

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