[Bug 1057014] Re: invalid arch-independent ELF magic

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre mathieu.tl at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 16:46:06 UTC 2012

Most likely just because usb-creator isn't ready to handle this kind of
setup, I've reassigned to usb-creator -- feel free to close as

** Package changed: grub (Ubuntu) => usb-creator (Ubuntu)

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  invalid arch-independent ELF magic

Status in “usb-creator” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  This could actually be an issue with usb-creator or with the image

  After running usb-creator on a USB key formatted with a GPT partition
  table (to be able to boot it via UEFI), grub starts to a command line,
  has very few modules loaded and is unable to load new modules;
  returning with the error message "error: invalid arch-independent ELF
  magic." when trying to add most modules (other simply fail to find

  It's to be noted that usb-creator crashed somewhere during or
  immediately after running grub; see bug 1057013.

  Works properly when burning to a CD/DVD.

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