package linux-image-3.19.0-21-generic 3.19.0-21.21 failed to install/upgrade: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1

Bug #1468184 reported by matthieu on 2015-06-24
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initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Impossible to install/update

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: linux-image-3.19.0-21-generic 3.19.0-21.21
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-55.94-generic 3.13.11-ckt20
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-55-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.1
Architecture: amd64
 /dev/snd/controlC1: matthieu 2131 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: matthieu 2131 F.... pulseaudio
Date: Wed Jun 24 07:18:35 2015
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DuplicateSignature: package:linux-image-3.19.0-21-generic:3.19.0-21.21: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=b2512ccb-b2a9-4fdb-91cc-724153a452d8
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-06-01 (22 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" - Build amd64 LIVE Binary 20140620-04:25
MachineType: Dell Inc. XPS 13 9343
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-55-generic root=UUID=4e184db3-5efa-419d-82a5-4b8983839a78 ro quiet splash pcie_aspm=force radeon.modeset=0 nouveau.modeset=0 "acpi_osi=Windows 2013" init=/sbin/upstart
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-3.19.0-21-generic 3.19.0-21.21 failed to install/upgrade: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to vivid on 2015-06-23 (0 days ago) 03/25/2015
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A03 0310JH
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 9
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA03:bd03/25/2015:svnDellInc.:pnXPS139343:pvr01:rvnDellInc.:rn0310JH:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct9:cvr: XPS 13 9343
dmi.product.version: 01
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

matthieu (mcolombe) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Andy Whitcroft (apw) wrote :

Looks to be triggered by casper-memdisk:

run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools 3.19.0-21-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.19.0-21-generic
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.19.0-21-generic
E: /usr/share/initramfs-tools/hooks/casper-memdisk failed with return 1.
update-initramfs: failed for /boot/initrd.img-3.19.0-21-generic with 1.
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1

Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-08-09
Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-08-16
tags: added: initramfs-casper-memcache
Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
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