Bug 1721589 - 'bootloader.write failed: boot loader install failed' on Highbank(ecx-1000)
Summary: 'bootloader.write failed: boot loader install failed' on Highbank(ecx-1000)
Keywords:
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: extlinux-bootloader
Version: 30
Hardware: armhfp
OS: Linux
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dennis Gilmore
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks: ARMTracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-06-18 15:46 UTC by Paul Whalen
Modified: 2019-06-19 13:50 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Attachments (Terms of Use)
anaconda log (34.33 KB, text/plain)
2019-06-18 15:46 UTC, Paul Whalen
no flags Details
storage log (222.32 KB, text/plain)
2019-06-18 15:47 UTC, Paul Whalen
no flags Details
program log (79.49 KB, text/plain)
2019-06-18 15:48 UTC, Paul Whalen
no flags Details

Description Paul Whalen 2019-06-18 15:46:00 UTC
Description of problem:
Attempting to install Fedora 30 on a highbank(ecx-1000) hits an error when installing the bootloader:

Verifying xkeyboard-config.noarch (300/301)                                    
Verifying zchunk-libs.armv7hl (301/301)
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Installing boot loader
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Question

 The following error occurred while installing the boot loader. The system will
 not be bootable. Would you like to ignore this and continue with installation?

 boot loader install failed

Please respond 'yes' or 'no': yes


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda 30.25.3-4.fc30

How reproducible:
every time



Additional info:
Continuing the installation after the error the system boots as expected. 

from anaconda.log
00:43:40,900 DBG bootloader.installation: Installing the boot loader.
00:43:40,901 INF bootloader.installation: boot loader stage1 target device is sda
00:43:40,903 INF bootloader.installation: boot loader stage2 target device is sda1
00:43:40,972 INF bootloader.extlinux: bootloader.py: used boot args: root=/dev/mapper/fedora_calxeda--arm--soc--02-root ro rd.lvm.lv=fedora_calxeda-arm-soc-02/root rd.lvm.lv=fedora_calxeda-arm-soc-02/swap console=ttyAMA0 
00:43:40,976 INF bootloader.extlinux: bootloader.py: used boot args: root=/dev/mapper/fedora_calxeda--arm--soc--02-root ro rd.lvm.lv=fedora_calxeda-arm-soc-02/root rd.lvm.lv=fedora_calxeda-arm-soc-02/swap console=ttyAMA0 
00:43:41,113 ERR bootloader.installation: bootloader.write failed: boot loader install failed

Comment 1 Paul Whalen 2019-06-18 15:46:35 UTC
Created attachment 1581772 [details]
anaconda log

Comment 2 Paul Whalen 2019-06-18 15:47:50 UTC
Created attachment 1581773 [details]
storage log

Comment 3 Paul Whalen 2019-06-18 15:48:36 UTC
Created attachment 1581774 [details]
program log

Comment 4 Vendula Poncova 2019-06-19 13:50:08 UTC
From program.log:

00:43:41,034 INF program: Running in chroot '/mnt/sysimage'... extlinux --install /boot/extlinux
00:43:41,109 INF program: sed: can't read /etc/sysconfig/uboot: No such file or directory
00:43:41,111 DBG program: Return code: 2

Reassigning.


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