[Bug 1574446] Re: installation to coexist with 12.04 failed - grub-efi-amd64-signed pkg did not install
phillsusi at gmail.com
Tue May 3 01:51:16 UTC 2016
If you really want to get rid of your existing operating systems you
should choose the use entire disk option. If you want to keep the
partitions around to recover files from, but don't care about being able
to boot them anymore, then you need to perform manual partitioning, and
set up an EFI system partition. If you want to dual boot, then you need
to choose the cancel option and fall back to continuing to boot in bios
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installation to coexist with 12.04 failed - grub-efi-amd64-signed pkg
did not install
Status in grub-installer package in Ubuntu:
"grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/.
Without the GRUB boot loader, the installed system will not boot."
followed by 'installer crashed'
Installing next to a 12.04 installation that had individual partitions
for /home, /var, /usr, /bin, etc. Resized to put 16.04 all on one
partition. That may have something to do with the failure.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubiquity 2.21.63 [modified: lib/partman/automatically_partition/question]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
Date: Sun Apr 24 09:22:17 2016
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet splash ---
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
PATH=(custom, no user)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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