10.10 RC Grub gives message error: out of disk

Bug #654821 reported by Bananabob on 2010-10-04
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
grub2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: grub2

I installed 10.10 RC and have been getting "error: out of disk" messages on a "Cold Boot". That is one where you have to switch the PC on. It will boot, however if you push the "restart" button.

I have reported this for 10.04.01 LTS as well see bug 634639
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release Candidate i386 (20100928)
Package: grub2 1.98+20100804-5ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic
Tags: maverick
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Fabián Rodríguez (magicfab) wrote :

Hello, thank you for reporting this bug.

Could you please use this command to add relevant information about your system ?:
apport-collect 654821

Bananabob (bananabob) wrote :

Results from this command:

apport-collect 654821
The authorization page:
should be opening in your browser. After you have authorized
this program to access Launchpad on your behalf you should come
back here and press <Enter> to finish the authentication process.

Package grub2 not installed and no hook available, ignoring

It would appear that I have grub-pc installed So I changed bug to that package and will try again

Bananabob (bananabob) wrote :

I get the folowiong message from Launch[ad when trying to carry out the change.

'grub-pc' is a binary package. This bug has been assigned to its source package 'grub2' instead.

So I installed grub2 package

tags: added: apport-collected
description: updated

apport information

Bananabob (bananabob) wrote :

I have now tried to use Linux Mint Debian Edition to see if this problem is a Ubuntu of a Grub2 problem. I can report that the problem exists with LMDE as well. Therefore I assume this is a Grub2 problem.

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