When entering ubi-partman then going back to the previous page (here ubi-wireless), parted_server crashes

Bug #871890 reported by Stéphane Graber on 2011-10-10
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

With current ubiquity trunk, leaving ubi-partman immediately after we get the list of partitioning options crashes parted_server with the stacktrace below:

Oct 10 16:35:11 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: Device /dev/sda1 not found in os-prober output
Oct 10 16:35:11 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: switched to page partman
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: Traceback (most recent call last):
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/misc.py", line 195, in boot_device
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: for part in p.partitions():
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/parted_server.py", line 205, in partitions
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: self.open_dialog('PARTITIONS')
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/parted_server.py", line 133, in open_dialog
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: self.outf = open(outfifo, 'r')
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/var/lib/partman/outfifo'
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]:
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: debconffilter_done: ubi-partman (current: ubi-partman)
Oct 10 16:35:15 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: switched to page wireless
Oct 10 16:35:53 ubuntu ubiquity[23811]: Step_before = stepWireless

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Lorenz (lqb) wrote :

On Kubuntu 13.10 ubiquity (ubi-partman) crashes when clicking the back button in the disk setup if there is no wlan interface.
Tested on a VirtualBox VM

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