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bug #55005: installation of grub-efi-amd64-signed fails due to "efibootmgr failed to register the boot entry: Input/output error."

Submitted by:  Karl-P. Richter <krichter>
Submitted on:  Sun 11 Nov 2018 11:46:51 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Installation Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  2.02 Reproducibility:  None
Planned Release:  None

Sun 11 Nov 2018 11:46:51 AM UTC, original submission:  

After an Ubuntu upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 the installation of grub-efi-amd64-signed fails due to

```
Setting up grub-efi-amd64-signed (1.110+2.02+dfsg1-5ubuntu8) ...
Installing for x86_64-efi platform.
Could not prepare Boot variable: Invalid argument
grub-install: error: efibootmgr failed to register the boot entry: Input/output error.
dpkg: error processing package grub-efi-amd64-signed (--configure):
 installed grub-efi-amd64-signed package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 grub-efi-amd64-signed
```

on a Lenovo IdeaPad-Z500-Touch with secure boot disabled (enabling isn't possible because the Ubuntu images are refused).

Karl-P. Richter <krichter>

 

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