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

Bug #823778 reported by musa on 2011-08-10
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This bug affects 3 people
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initramfs-tools
Undecided
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initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Happened when update manager was in progress. Update failed.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: initramfs-tools 0.98.8ubuntu3.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Aug 10 14:20:46 2011
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: initramfs-tools
Title: package initramfs-tools 0.98.8ubuntu3.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

musa (musakarakas) wrote :
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

The error in the log is:

Setting up initramfs-tools (0.98.8ubuntu3.1) ...
update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)
cp: cannot create regular file `/cdrom/casper/initrd.gz.new': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing initramfs-tools (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: raring
tags: added: precise
Changed in initramfs-tools (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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