package linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic 3.2.0-24.38 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17

Bug #1003784 reported by Gjorgji Josifov on 2012-05-24
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Bug Description

installArchives() failed: Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (3.2.0-24.38) ...
Running depmod.
Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to initrd.img: File exists
dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
Errors were encountered while processing:
 linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic
Error in function:
Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (3.2.0-24.38) ...
Running depmod.
Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to initrd.img: File exists
dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17

Information from the output console

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic 3.2.0-24.38
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.38-generic 3.2.16
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
AptOrdering: linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic: Configure
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: chemicalangel 1749 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p: chemicalangel 1749 F...m pulseaudio
CRDA: Error: command ['iw', 'reg', 'get'] failed with exit code 1: nl80211 not found.
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'Intel'/'HDA Intel at 0xf9ff8000 irq 45'
   Mixer name : 'Realtek ALC1200'
   Components : 'HDA:10ec0888,10438357,00100101'
   Controls : 45
   Simple ctrls : 21
CurrentDmesg:
 [ 15.877188] init: Temporary process spawn error: No such file or directory
 [ 17.000667] r8169 0000:02:00.0: eth0: link up
 [ 17.001279] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
 [ 27.472007] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
Date: Thu May 24 08:09:56 2012
DpkgTerminalLog:
 Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (3.2.0-24.38) ...
 Running depmod.
 Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to initrd.img: File exists
 dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (--configure):
  subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
DuplicateSignature:
 Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (3.2.0-24.38) ...
 Running depmod.
 Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to initrd.img: File exists
 dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (--configure):
  subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=add73154-f9b2-48e0-9587-94e6d2002c77
IwConfig:
 lo no wireless extensions.

 eth0 no wireless extensions.
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
ProcFB: 0 VESA VGA
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-24-generic root=/dev/sda1 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 1.99-21ubuntu3
RfKill:

SourcePackage: linux
Title: package linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic 3.2.0-24.38 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
WifiSyslog:

dmi.bios.date: 04/21/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 0707
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: P5Q3
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0707:bd04/21/2009:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnP5Q3:rvrRev1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #1002388, so 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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