Ubiquity crashes while installing to /dev/sdb

Bug #1175214 reported by fatman2021 on 2013-05-01
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

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ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: ubiquity 2.15.0
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.9.0-0.3-generic 3.9.0
Uname: Linux 3.9.0-0-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.10-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed May 1 11:41:22 2013
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.9.0-0-generic root=UUID=41f4d9b9-7de8-4d02-90cf-0c67f4830381 ro recovery nomodeset
MarkForUpload: True
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=unknown
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

fatman2021 (fatman2021) wrote :

Exception during installation:
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1775, in <module>
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: install.run()
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: func(self)
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 192, in run
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: self.configure_python()
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 341, in configure_python
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 105, in __init__
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 150, in open
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py: SystemError: W:Unable to read /target/etc/apt/sources.list.d/ - DirectoryExists (2: No such file or directory), W:Unable to read /target/etc/apt/sources.list - RealFileExists (2: No such file or directory), E:Could not open file /target/var/lib/dpkg/status - open (2: No such file or directory), E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
May 1 11:41:02 Ambasa-OS /plugininstall.py:

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

What step did the install fail at? it saves us a lot of time not having to go through logs

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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