[Bug 1578943] Re: when I select /dev/sdb to install grub when /dev/sda fails, still error, /dev/sdb is ok

Phillip Susi psusi at ubuntu.com
Sat May 7 00:22:51 UTC 2016

Windows converted the disk to a "dynamic disk", which is not supported.
You will need to convert it back to a "basic disk".

** Changed in: grub-installer (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Invalid

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  when I select /dev/sdb to install grub when /dev/sda fails, still
  error, /dev/sdb is ok

Status in grub-installer package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Windows 7 with strange partition layout on /dev/sda, Ubuntu 15.10 sees it but Ubuntu 16.04 des not see it. /dev/sdb seems to have normal partition layout. Found on Google how to install grub manually:

  When selecting /dev/sdb I think it still is /dev/sda in the script

  ProblemType: Bug
  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
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CasperVersion: 1.376
  Date: Fri May  6 09:54:13 2016
  InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu-mate.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash --- maybe-ubiquity
  LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu-MATE 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: grub-installer
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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