several packages failed to install/upgrade: triggers looping, abandoned

Bug #1573322 reported by Thomas on 2016-04-22
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This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
dpkg (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned
systemd (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Appeared as soon as the computer started

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: systemd 229-4ubuntu4 [modified: usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.systemd1.service]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Apr 21 20:09:31 2016
ErrorMessage: triggers looping, abandoned
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-11-23 (150 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
MachineType: To Be Filled By O.E.M. To Be Filled By O.E.M.
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-21-generic root=UUID=2faac09b-9252-4043-85b9-c6bfed793b7c ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1
 apt 1.2.10ubuntu1
SourcePackage: systemd
SystemdDelta:
 [EXTENDED] /lib/systemd/system/rc-local.service → /lib/systemd/system/rc-local.service.d/debian.conf
 [EXTENDED] /lib/systemd/system/systemd-timesyncd.service → /lib/systemd/system/systemd-timesyncd.service.d/disable-with-time-daemon.conf
 [EXTENDED] /etc/systemd/system/display-manager.service → /lib/systemd/system/display-manager.service.d/xdiagnose.conf

 3 overridden configuration files found.
Title: package systemd 229-4ubuntu4 [modified: usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.systemd1.service] failed to install/upgrade: triggers looping, abandoned
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-04-22 (0 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 05/12/2015
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: P2.20
dmi.board.name: Z97 Killer
dmi.board.vendor: ASRock
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrP2.20:bd05/12/2015:svnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:pnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:pvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:rvnASRock:rnZ97Killer:rvr:cvnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:ct3:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
dmi.product.name: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.product.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.sys.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

Thomas (thomascwhite89) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in systemd (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in systemd (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

First error in the log:

Setting up libunity-webapps0:amd64 (2.5.0~+16.04.20160201-0ubuntu1) ...
dpkg: cycle found while processing triggers:
 chain of packages whose triggers are or may be responsible:
  xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu-pro -> xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu-pro
 packages' pending triggers which are or may be unresolvable:
  dbus: /etc/dbus-1/system.d
  resolvconf: resolvconf-enable-updates
  systemd: /etc/init.d
  libc-bin: ldconfig
  bamfdaemon: gmenucache
  xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu-pro: /usr/bin/Xorg
  initramfs-tools: update-initramfs
  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0:amd64: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gdk-pixbuf-2.0/2.10.0/loaders
  vlc-nox: /usr/lib/vlc/plugins
  dictionaries-common: update-default-ispell: update-default-wordlist: aspell-autobuildhash
  ureadahead: /etc/init.d: /etc/init
dpkg: error processing package dbus (--configure):
 triggers looping, abandoned

summary: - package systemd 229-4ubuntu4 [modified: usr/share/dbus-1/system-
- services/org.freedesktop.systemd1.service] failed to install/upgrade:
- triggers looping, abandoned
+ package systemd 229-4ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: triggers
+ looping, abandoned
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2016-12-02
summary: - package systemd 229-4ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: triggers
- looping, abandoned
+ several packages failed to install/upgrade: triggers looping, abandoned
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in dpkg (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in dpkg (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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