package initramfs-tools 0.98.8ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #784332 reported by Shaun Bouckaert on 2011-05-17
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: initramfs-tools

Failed during a system update.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: initramfs-tools 0.98.8ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed May 18 09:50:22 2011
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110426)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: initramfs-tools
Title: package initramfs-tools 0.98.8ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

So apparently my boot partition is too small now. Luckily I have some spare space after it. I've grown the partition and completed the initrd generation.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 798414, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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