Installation crashed

Bug #1044160 reported by Taylor Long on 2012-08-31
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
hw-detect (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

I was installing Ubuntu and the installation crashed.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: ubiquity 2.10.20
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-29.46-generic-pae 3.2.24
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-29-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu12
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.315
Date: Thu Aug 30 19:01:13 2012
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20120817.3)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Taylor Long (taylor4525) wrote :
Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

Aug 31 02:00:26 ubuntu kernel: [ 1162.979104] debconf-escape[11416]: segfault at 9e49000 ip 080d9a18 sp bfd1cdb0 error 4 in perl[8048000+163000]
Aug 31 02:00:33 ubuntu ubiquity: Segmentation fault (core dumped)
Aug 31 02:00:33 ubuntu kernel: [ 1170.587633] debconf-escape[11425]: segfault at 8000a ip 080eed21 sp bfe8db70 error 4 in perl[8048000+163000]
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu ubiquity: Segmentation fault (core dumped)
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity chroot /target umount /sys
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity chroot /target umount /proc
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/dev
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/cdrom
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu finish-install: Disabling CD in sources.list
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Exception during installation:
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1728, in <module>
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 55, in wrapper
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 187, in run
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_hardware()
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 829, in configure_hardware
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: raise install_misc.InstallStepError("HwDetect failed with code %d" % ret)
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py: InstallStepError: HwDetect failed with code 139
Aug 31 02:00:34 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

It is possible that hardware detection failed on your computer and segfaulted.

Do you think you can submit a hardware profile via https://friendly.ubuntu.com/participate/ and post a link here?

Or is there something unusual about the hardware you are installing on to?

Changed in hw-detect (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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