Installer crashed

Bug #786096 reported by kz on 2011-05-21
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ubiquity (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

During install from usb the installer crashed. I have attached /var/log/syslog and var/log/partman here

kz (z-kvn) wrote :

/var/log/syslog

kz (z-kvn) wrote :

/var/log/partman

Robert Roth (evfool) on 2011-05-23
affects: ubuntu → ubiquity (Ubuntu)
kz (z-kvn) wrote :

Hello I found the reason. I have to let boot loader installed in the first partition where my previous ubuntu keeps boot loader rather than have boot loader installed on a new partition.

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

Exception during installation:
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1547, in <module>
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: install.run()
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 56, in wrapper
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: func(self)
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 208, in run
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1303, in remove_extras
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: self.do_remove(regular)
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 923, in do_remove
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: if not cache.commit(fetchprogress, installprogress):
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/deprecation.py", line 98, in deprecated_function
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: return func(*args, **kwds)
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 433, in commit
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: res = self._fetch_archives(fetcher, pm)
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 279, in _fetch_archives
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: raise LockFailedException("Failed to lock %s" % lockfile)
May 21 08:44:57 ubuntu plugininstall.py: LockFailedException: Failed to lock /target/var/cache/apt/archives/lock
May 21 08:44:57 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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