[Bug 1586110] Re: Installation failure. Can't execute grub

Phillip Susi psusi at ubuntu.com
Fri May 27 15:47:20 UTC 2016

Your EFI system partition is corrupt; you will need to repair it using
windows' chkdsk.

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

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  Installation failure. Can't execute grub

Status in grub-installer package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  When I try to install Ubuntu in a new Dell laptop (Inspiron 5000) with Windows 10 preinstalled, it fails when tries to install grub.
  I've tried to install in various ways, allways preserving the preinstalled windows.
  If I try boot-repair it fails too.

  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: Thu May 26 18:52:52 2016
  InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet splash ---
  LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 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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