Grub fails to install when system installed to /dev/sdb

Bug #1572365 reported by technick on 2016-04-20
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

System installer failed when attempting to install Grub on /dev/sdb.
(Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Beta 2)

Step 1: Ensure second hard drive is installed in system (with target installation to /dev/sdb.)
Step 2: Begin installation on /dev/sdb.
--> GRUB will fail to be installed on /dev/sda.
Step 3: When prompted, attempt to correct the issue by choosing to install GRUB on /dev/sdb.
--> Installer will become unresponsive (can't proceed from resolution dialog with unresponsive UI)

Workaround: Disconnect other drives before installing. (Installation appears to work fine on /dev/sda)

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tags: added: bot-comment
description: updated
affects: ubuntu → ubiquity (Ubuntu)
tags: added: xenial
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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