Ubuntu installer crashed during new installation on existing /

Bug #1096332 reported by Laurens Bosscher on 2013-01-05
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I tried to reinstall Ubuntu by running the installer and by selecting my old ¨/¨ partition. The installer crashed after a few seconds.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.12.16 [modified: lib/partman/automatically_partition/question]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.328
Date: Sat Jan 5 11:59:01 2013
InstallCmdLine: initrd=/casper/initrd.lz file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash -- BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Exception during installation:
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1732, in <module>
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 81, in wrapper
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 205, in run
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.configure_apt()
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 658, in configure_apt
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: "AptSetup failed with code %d" % ret)
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py: ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: AptSetup failed with code 127
Jan 5 10:58:54 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

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