package linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic 3.2.0-24.39 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17

Bug #1004779 reported by Brendan on 2012-05-26
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Bug Description

I had to remove the soft link to the kernel image at the top level of the root fs. I've had to do this for several releases running. Shouldn't "ln -sf" (or equivalent) be used??

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic 3.2.0-24.39
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.39-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
Architecture: amd64
ArecordDevices:
 **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
 card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 0: VT1708B 8-Ch Analog [VT1708B 8-Ch Analog]
   Subdevices: 2/2
   Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
   Subdevice #1: subdevice #1
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: brendan 1808 F.... pulseaudio
                      brendan 1831 F.... xfce4-volumed
CRDA: Error: command ['iw', 'reg', 'get'] failed with exit code 1: nl80211 not found.
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'NVidia'/'HDA NVidia at 0xefff4000 irq 23'
   Mixer name : 'VIA VT1708B 8-Ch'
   Components : 'HDA:1106e721,104382ea,00100100'
   Controls : 45
   Simple ctrls : 20
Date: Fri May 25 14:46:17 2012
DuplicateSignature:
 Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (3.2.0-24.39) ...
 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=977dcf29-8933-408f-9ce9-53189cd4a3e5
IwConfig:
 lo no wireless extensions.

 eth1 no wireless extensions.

 eth0 no wireless extensions.
Lsusb:
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 001 Device 002: ID 18e3:9102 Fitipower Integrated Technology Inc Multi Card Reader
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 3.2.0-24.39 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 09/26/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: ASUS P5N73-AM ACPI BIOS Revision 0302
dmi.board.name: P5N73-AM
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: 2.XX
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 123456789000
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: emaxs
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvrASUSP5N73-AMACPIBIOSRevision0302:bd09/26/2008:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnP5N73-AM:rvr2.XX:cvnemaxs:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

Brendan (brendan-rankin) wrote :
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2012-05-26
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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