mythbuntu 11.04 installer crashed during install

Bug #774621 reported by Glen Luscombe on 2011-05-01
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Booted into a Mythbuntu 11.04 i386 liveUSB session, and installed via the 'Install Mythbuntu 11.04' desktop shortcut. Attempting FE/BE install.

ubiquity crashed at 'Checking packages to remove'.

Glen Luscombe (glenluscombe) wrote :
Glen Luscombe (glenluscombe) wrote :
Glen Luscombe (glenluscombe) wrote :

Also:
Ubiquity Version: ii ubiquity 2.6.10 Ubuntu live CD installer
Uname -r: 2.6.38-8-generic

tags: added: ubiquity-2.6.10
tags: added: natty

Exception during installation:
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1547, in <module>
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 56, in wrapper
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 208, in run
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1303, in remove_extras
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.do_remove(regular)
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 923, in do_remove
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: if not cache.commit(fetchprogress, installprogress):
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/deprecation.py", line 98, in deprecated_function
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: return func(*args, **kwds)
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 433, in commit
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: res = self._fetch_archives(fetcher, pm)
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 279, in _fetch_archives
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: raise LockFailedException("Failed to lock %s" % lockfile)
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py: LockFailedException: Failed to lock /target/var/cache/apt/archives/lock
May 1 14:15:00 ubuntu plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 743359, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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