Ubiquity stuck at "Where are you" - grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sdb1

Bug #1060995 reported by Barneedhar on 2012-10-03
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub2 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Started Ubiquity and partitioned the hard disk. Ubiquity hangs after asking for the location.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.12.7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-16.25-generic 3.5.4
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.326
Date: Thu Oct 4 14:41:21 2012
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Beta amd64 (20121003)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Barneedhar (barneedhar) wrote :
Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

In UbiquitySyslog.txt:

Oct 4 06:36:57 ubuntu ubiquity: grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sdb1. Check your device.map.
Oct 4 06:37:50 ubuntu ubiquity[9014]: debconffilter_done: ubiquity.components.install (current: ubi-timezone)

Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

This is form the end of the log.

It seems to be more a problem with grub than with the time zone.

summary: - Ubiquity stuck at "Where are you"
+ Ubiquity stuck at "Where are you" - grub-probe: error: cannot find a
+ GRUB drive for /dev/sdb1
affects: ubiquity → grub2 (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in grub2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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