ubiquity crashed while installing

Bug #1357473 reported by robert dearden on 2014-08-15
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

proceeding with install of 14.04.1 LTS and after it scanned for other installations on the hard-drive the installer crashed when using ubiquity for some reason. Wasn't sure even with command line running what happened

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.8
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57-generic
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Fri Aug 15 18:06:23 2014
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper cdrom-detect/try-usb=true noprompt floppy.allowed_drive_mask=0 ignore_uuid initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

robert dearden (r-dearden10) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 252, in run
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1455, in remove_extras
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 107, in __init__
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 151, in open
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /target/var/lib/apt/lists/gb.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Aug 15 17:06:15 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

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