grub failed to install

Bug #1028975 reported by Jim Sublette on 2012-07-25
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned
Quantal
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

downloaded the latest amd64 alpha3 test image. burned to flash drive.
Installed. but grub failed to install.

Jim Sublette (jim-sublette) wrote :
Jim Sublette (jim-sublette) wrote :
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Exception during installation:
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1724, in <module>
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 81, in wrapper
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 229, in run
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_bootloader()
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1019, in configure_bootloader
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: self.db.input('critical', bootdev)
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/debconf.py", line 62, in <lambda>
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: lambda *args, **kw: self.command(command, *args, **kw))
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/debconf.py", line 83, in command
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: status = int(status)
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py: ValueError: invalid literal for int() with base 10: ''
Jul 25 14:44:58 kubuntu plugininstall.py:

tags: added: ubiquity-2.11.18
tags: added: quantal
tags: added: installer-crash
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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