I think this is a false alarm. When I tried again with the previous iso
file, that worked yesterday, if failed too. So I used mkusb and wiped
the first megabyte and created a fresh gpt system with a bios_grub
partition and an EFI partition.

Then I tried again, and it works with yesterday's and today's daily live
iso file. But I noticed that the bios_grub flag was missing after
installing with yesterday's iso file, so I restored it (with gparted). I
don't know if it was a temporary glitch or a failing drive, or if it was
a bug in yesterday's iso file, that removed the bios_grub flag and made
the drive unavailable for today's iso file.

Anyway, today's iso file *can* install grub into the same drive (a
Kingston SSD), and it does not remove the bios_grub flag. I tried twice,
and it works.


** Description changed:

+ I think this is a false alarm.
+ 
+ I noticed that the bios_grub flag was missing after installing with
+ yesterday's iso file, so I restored it (with gparted). I don't know if
+ it was a temporary glitch or a failing drive, or if it was a bug in
+ yesterday's iso file, that removed the bios_grub flag and made the drive
+ unavailable for today's iso file. Anyway, today's iso file *can* install
+ grub into the same drive, and it does not remove the bios_grub flag.
+ 
+ -o-
+ 
  During iso-testing, from the previous daily live iso file to this one,
  grub failed to be installed. I tried manual partitioning alias
  'Something else' and tried to install to the same partition in the same
  target drive as yesterday.
  
  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
  Package: ubiquity 16.10.11 [modified: 
lib/partman/automatically_partition/question]
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-9136.55-generic 4.4.16
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-9136-generic i686
  ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu7
  Architecture: i386
  CasperVersion: 1.378
  CurrentDesktop: LXDE
  Date: Sun Sep 18 09:07:22 2016
  InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/lubuntu.seed boot=casper 
initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash --- debian-installer/language=sv 
keyboard-configuration/layoutcode?=se
  LiveMediaBuild: Lubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Alpha i386 (20160917)
  ProcEnviron:
   TERM=xterm
   PATH=(custom, no user)
   XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
   LANG=sv_SE.UTF-8
   SHELL=/bin/bash
  SourcePackage: grub-installer
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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