package linux-image-extra-4.4.0-31-generic 4.4.0-31.50 failed to install/upgrade: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1

Bug #1603286 reported by David on 2016-07-15
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Install attempted by Ubuntu Mate included Update Manager along with Grub2 update. The Grub2 update failed and according to the pop-up announcement by the Update Manager it also caused the linux-image-extra-4.4.0-31-generic installation failure.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: linux-image-extra-4.4.0-31-generic 4.4.0-31.50
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-28.47-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-28-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
AptOrdering:
 linux-generic: Remove
 linux-image-generic: Remove
 linux-image-extra-4.4.0-31-generic: Remove
 grub-pc: Configure
 NULL: ConfigurePending
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC1: david 2162 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: david 2162 F.... pulseaudio
Date: Thu Jul 14 21:02:48 2016
ErrorMessage: run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=cf771e35-9679-4425-89bc-cdc68ab786e6
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-23 (53 days ago)
InstallationMedia: It
MachineType: GizmoSphere Gizmo2
ProcFB: 0 radeondrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-4.4.0-28-generic root=UUID=19bf53ad-e512-4435-bbde-ae92ffe72f2a ro elevator=noop quiet splash
PulseList: Error: command ['pacmd', 'list'] failed with exit code 1: No PulseAudio daemon running, or not running as session daemon.
RelatedPackageVersions: grub-pc 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.1
RfKill:

SourcePackage: initramfs-tools
Title: package linux-image-extra-4.4.0-31-generic 4.4.0-31.50 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: 04/10/2014
dmi.bios.vendor: coreboot
dmi.bios.version: SageBios_Gizmo2-121
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: GizmoSphere
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvncoreboot:bvrSageBios_Gizmo2-121:bd04/10/2014:svnGizmoSphere:pnGizmo2:pvr1.0:cvnGizmoSphere:ct3:cvr:
dmi.product.name: Gizmo2
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: GizmoSphere

David (monkeyman-stones) 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
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