Debian Bug report logs - #580461
squeeze Alpha1 + GRUB1: Error 23. Error while parsing number

Package: grub-installer; Maintainer for grub-installer is Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>; Source for grub-installer is src:grub-installer.

Reported by: Szalay Máté <dbr55@50.hu>

Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 08:24:02 UTC

Severity: normal

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Install Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#580461; Package installation-reports. (Thu, 06 May 2010 08:24:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian Install Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>. (Thu, 06 May 2010 08:24:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Szalay Máté <dbr55@50.hu>
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: squeeze Alpha1 + GRUB1: Error 23. Error while parsing number
Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 09:33:09 +0200
Package: installation-reports

Boot method:
Downloaded netinst iso, burned on CD, booted from it, expert install.

Image version:
http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/squeeze_di_alpha1/amd64/iso-cd/debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso

Date: 2010-05-04 22:30 CET

Machine: Custom
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU    Q9550  @ 2.83GHz
Memory: MemTotal: 8163284 kB
Partitions:
$ df -Tl
Filesystem    Type   1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/md0      ext3    19228180    637108  17614328   4% /
tmpfs        tmpfs     4081640         0   4081640   0% /lib/init/rw
udev         tmpfs       10240       224     10016   3% /dev
tmpfs        tmpfs     4081640         0   4081640   0% /dev/shm
/dev/md1      ext3   878796568    205024 834646148   1% /srv

$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda

Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0009c8eb

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1               1        2432    19535008+  fd  Linux raid autodetect
/dev/sda2            2433      114283   898443157+   5  Extended
/dev/sda5            2433      111851   878908086   fd  Linux raid autodetect
/dev/sda6          111852      114283    19535008+  fd  Linux raid autodetect

$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb

Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000a7bee

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1               1        2432    19535008+  fd  Linux raid autodetect
/dev/sdb2            2433      114283   898443157+   5  Extended
/dev/sdb5            2433      111851   878908086   fd  Linux raid autodetect
/dev/sdb6          111852      114283    19535008+  fd  Linux raid autodetect


Output of lspci -knn (or lspci -nn):
$ lspci -knn
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset DRAM Controller [8086:2e20] (rev 03)
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:8336]
        Kernel driver in use: agpgart-intel
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2e22] (rev 03)
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:8336]
00:02.1 Display controller [0380]: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2e23] (rev 03)
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:8336]
00:1a.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:3a37]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
00:1a.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 [8086:3a38]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
00:1a.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6 [8086:3a39]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
00:1a.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 [8086:3a3c]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller [8086:3a3e]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:837b]
        Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) PCI Express Root Port 1 [8086:3a40]
        Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) PCI Express Root Port 5 [8086:3a48]
        Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.5 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) PCI Express Root Port 6 [8086:3a4a]
        Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:3a34]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:3a35]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:3a36]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 [8086:3a3a]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge [8086:244e] (rev 90)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801JIB (ICH10) LPC Interface Controller [8086:3a18]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
00:1f.2 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) 4 port SATA IDE Controller #1 [8086:3a20]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: ata_piix
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:3a30]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
00:1f.5 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) 2 port SATA IDE Controller #2 [8086:3a26]
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d4]
        Kernel driver in use: ata_piix
01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller [10ec:8168] (rev 01)

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot:           [O]
Detect network card:    [O]
Configure network:      [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Clock/timezone setup:   [O]
User/password setup:    [O]
Install tasks:          [ ]
Install boot loader:    [O]
Overall install:        [O]

Comments/Problems:

When installed with GRUB1 (to MBR), I get the following error on boot:
"Error 23: Error while parsing number"
GRUB2 works fine.
Tried with both the "trunk" and the "non-trunk" kernel image,
it's the same.

$ ls -la /boot
total 21232
drwxr-xr-x  3 root root    4096 2010-05-04 22:54 .
drwxr-xr-x 21 root root    4096 2010-05-04 22:45 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  105046 2010-01-11 00:55 config-2.6.32-trunk-amd64
drwxr-xr-x  3 root root    4096 2010-05-04 22:47 grub
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 8806427 2010-05-04 22:54 initrd.img-2.6.32-trunk-amd64
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 8800932 2010-05-04 22:45 initrd.img-2.6.32-trunk-amd64.bak
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1617703 2010-01-11 00:55 System.map-2.6.32-trunk-amd64
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 2347008 2010-01-11 00:54 vmlinuz-2.6.32-trunk-amd64

$ uname -a
Linux gaia 2.6.32-trunk-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jan 10 22:40:40 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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Bug reassigned from package 'installation-reports' to 'grub-installer'. Request was from Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 25 Jan 2011 22:18:54 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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