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 #1005103 reported by Skeltel on 2012-05-27
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Bug Description

Fails everytime update manager runs. When I update via command line gives the following message:

Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to initrd.img: File exists

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 i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: i386
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC1: sean 2616 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: sean 2616 F.... 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 0xfa000000 irq 43'
   Mixer name : 'Realtek ALC888'
   Components : 'HDA:10ec0888,1458a002,00100001'
   Controls : 46
   Simple ctrls : 21
Card1.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:1 'NVidia'/'HDA NVidia at 0xf6000000 irq 16'
   Mixer name : 'Nvidia GPU 0a HDMI/DP'
   Components : 'HDA:10de000a,10de0101,00100100'
   Controls : 24
   Simple ctrls : 4
Date: Sat May 26 08:57:03 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=04dd85c3-d7c9-4bbc-913f-26b78ca01a83
IwConfig:
 lo no wireless extensions.

 virbr0 no wireless extensions.

 eth0 no wireless extensions.
MachineType: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. EP43-DS3L
ProcFB: 0 VESA VGA
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-24-generic root=/dev/sdb1 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: Upgraded to precise on 2012-04-27 (29 days ago)
WifiSyslog:

dmi.bios.date: 08/18/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
dmi.bios.version: F7
dmi.board.name: EP43-DS3L
dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.board.version: x.x
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAwardSoftwareInternational,Inc.:bvrF7:bd08/18/2008:svnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:pnEP43-DS3L:pvr:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rnEP43-DS3L:rvrx.x:cvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:ct3:cvr:
dmi.product.name: EP43-DS3L
dmi.sys.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

Skeltel (sean-goldfain) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2012-05-27
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

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 #1004779, 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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