crash during install

Bug #1480279 reported by Ray on 2015-07-31
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

crashed durring install on an emachines desktop pc.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.8.6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-30.40~14.04.1-generic 3.16.7-ckt3
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-30-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.7
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Fri Jul 31 04:14:58 2015
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20150218.1)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ray (hawse86) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 252, in run
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1455, in remove_extras
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 107, in __init__
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 151, in open
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /target/var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty-updates_main_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Jul 31 04:26:37 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

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