Ubuntu 12.10 installer crashed while install - /usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1730, in <module>

Bug #1063164 reported by ya hsin huron on 2012-10-07
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

at the very last step of install of ubuntu 12.10, the installer crashed

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.12.8
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.27-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Casper:
 Generating locales...
   en_US.UTF-8... done
 Generation complete.
 pwconv: failed to change the mode of /etc/passwd- to 0600
 Adding 'diversion of /usr/bin/bluetooth-applet to /usr/bin/bluetooth-applet.orig by casper'
CasperVersion: 1.327
Date: Sun Oct 7 11:50:28 2012
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash --
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Beta i386 (20121006)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

ya hsin huron (unagilles) wrote :
Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

In UbiquitySyslog.txt:

Oct 7 09:46:59 ubuntu ubiquity: update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.5.0-17-generic
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity chroot /target update-initramfs -c -k 3.5.0-17-generic
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/tmp/.X11-unix
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity chroot /target umount /sys
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity chroot /target umount /proc
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/run
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/dev
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: log-output -t ubiquity umount /target/cdrom
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Exception during installation:
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1730, in <module>
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 81, in wrapper
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 241, in run
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.install_extras()
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1245, in install_extras
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.do_install(install_misc.query_recorded_installed())
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/install_misc.py", line 900, in do_install
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 102, in __init__
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 145, in open
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Malformed line 2 in source list /target/etc/apt/sources.list (absolute dist), E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

summary: - installer crashed while install
+ Ubuntu 12.10 installer crashed while install -
+ /usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1730, in <module>
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Exception during installation:
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1730, in <module>
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 81, in wrapper
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 241, in run
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.install_extras()
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1245, in install_extras
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.do_install(install_misc.query_recorded_installed())
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/install_misc.py", line 900, in do_install
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 102, in __init__
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 145, in open
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Malformed line 2 in source list /target/etc/apt/sources.list (absolute dist), E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Oct 7 09:47:41 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

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