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
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub2 (Ubuntu)
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

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)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
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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