ubuntu 14.04 install crash

Bug #1565538 reported by Roaa Mahmoud on 2016-04-03
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

i was installing ubuntu 14.04 64-bit over ubuntu 14.04 32-bit on my computer which is brand new with 8G RAM, then the installation process crashed before installing new packages

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.8.12
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-27.32~14.04.1-generic 4.2.8-ckt1
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-27-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.19
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.340.2
Date: Sun Apr 3 21:31:59 2016
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash --
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20160217.1)
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)

Roaa Mahmoud (roaam92) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 221, in run
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.remove_unusable_kernels()
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 801, in remove_unusable_kernels
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.do_install(install_kernels)
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/install_misc.py", line 900, in do_install
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: with Cache() as cache:
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 107, in __init__
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 151, in open
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /target/var/lib/apt/lists/eg.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Apr 3 19:31:20 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

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