yaboot failed to install on resizing partitions

Bug #66785 reported by Jonathan Riddell on 2006-10-18
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
yaboot-installer (Ubuntu)
High
Colin Watson

Bug Description

When doing a powerpc install and asking partman to resize the existing partition and use the free space it quits with an error that it failed to install yaboot.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/ubiquity", line 166, in ?
    main()
  File "/usr/bin/ubiquity", line 161, in main
    install(sys.argv[1])
  File "/usr/bin/ubiquity", line 57, in install
    ret = wizard.run()
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/kde-ui.py", line 338, in run
    self.process_step()
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/kde-ui.py", line 828, in process_step
    self.progress_loop()
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/kde-ui.py", line 599, in progress_loop
    raise RuntimeError, ("Install failed with exit code %s\n%s" %
RuntimeError: Install failed with exit code 1
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 1404, in ?
    install.run()
  File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 385, in run
    self.configure_bootloader()
  File "/usr/share/ubiquity/install.py", line 1171, in configure_bootloader
    raise InstallStepError(
InstallStepError: YabootInstaller failed with code 1

Jonathan Riddell (jr) wrote :

syslog

Jonathan Riddell (jr) wrote :

hmm, attachment didn't get attached. at

http://muse.19inch.net/~jr/tmp/syslog

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Confirmed by code inspection. I think this is RC for final.

Changed in ubiquity:
assignee: nobody → kamion
importance: Undecided → High
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Uploaded for post-RC:

yaboot-installer (1.1.7ubuntu2) edgy; urgency=low

  * Separate bootstrap partition choices with comma-space rather than just
    comma, for compatibility with Perl debconf (closes: Malone #66785).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Thu, 19 Oct 2006 01:31:42 +0100

Changed in yaboot-installer:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

yaboot-installer (1.1.7ubuntu2) edgy; urgency=low

  * Separate bootstrap partition choices with comma-space rather than just
    comma, for compatibility with Perl debconf (closes: Malone #66785).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Thu, 19 Oct 2006 01:31:42 +0100

Changed in yaboot-installer:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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