package linux-image-3.16.0-30-generic 3.16.0-30.40 failed to install/upgrade: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1

Bug #1415070 reported by Mani Rathnam on 2015-01-27
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

I donno

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: linux-image-3.16.0-30-generic 3.16.0-30.40
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-29.39-generic 3.16.7-ckt2
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-29-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu8.1
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: mani 2177 F.... pulseaudio
Date: Tue Jan 27 20:25:51 2015
DuplicateSignature: package:linux-image-3.16.0-30-generic:3.16.0-30.40:run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1
ErrorMessage: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=4ee8bf70-2c17-4a39-99d7-d522990e79b6
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-01-04 (23 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Release amd64 (20141022.1)
MachineType: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. X550CC
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-29-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=d8494784-36e8-4d95-a3c3-18b82b6da1d8 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
PulseList: Error: command ['pacmd', 'list'] failed with exit code 1: No PulseAudio daemon running, or not running as session daemon.
RelatedPackageVersions: grub-pc N/A
SourcePackage: initramfs-tools
Title: package linux-image-3.16.0-30-generic 3.16.0-30.40 failed to install/upgrade: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 02/24/2014
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: X550CC.222
dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
dmi.board.name: X550CC
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: 1.0
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrX550CC.222:bd02/24/2014:svnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:pnX550CC:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnX550CC:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:ct10:cvr1.0:
dmi.product.name: X550CC
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.

Mani Rathnam (manimjfan) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

From DpkgTerminalLog:

unning depmod.
update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later)
Examining /etc/kernel/postinst.d.
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/apt-auto-removal 3.16.0-30-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-30-generic
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.16.0-30-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-30-generic
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools 3.16.0-30-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-30-generic
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.16.0-30-generic
cpio: sudo echo blacklist: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
cpio: sudo echo blacklist: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 2 gzip 0
update-initramfs: failed for /boot/initrd.img-3.16.0-30-generic with 1.
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1
Failed to process /etc/kernel/postinst.d at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-3.16.0-30-generic.postinst line 1025.
dpkg: error processing package linux-image-3.16.0-30-generic (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2

Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
importance: High → Low
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

This sounds like a configuration error.

weaponx69 (perry-brian) wrote :

I am having the same issue with my machine. I don't understand why. My drive space to upgrade was preset to be very small so this could have something to do with it. I have to use synaptic to update instead of going through package manager.

Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-08-16
Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-08-16
tags: added: initramfs-cat-blacklist
tags: added: initramfs-blacklist
removed: initramfs-cat-blacklist
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