[Bug 234978] Re: Installer formats /boot even when told not to
launchpad at surgut.co.uk
Fri Sep 28 15:52:53 UTC 2012
Did somebody test this with recent images and can confirm the bug with
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Installer formats /boot even when told not to
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During installation I selected a /boot partition which I had
previously setup. It contained a few files which I had carefully given
unique names so that Ubuntu wouldn't overwrite them. I instructed the
installer to NOT format the partition, but lo and behold upon reboot
it looks like it has!
This could have serious consequences if the same bug crops up for
This is in the latest LTS Desktop AMD64 installer CD ISO downloaded
I was expecting the installer to just dump the ubuntu kernel in to
/boot amongst the existing files. Instead it formatted the partition
THEN installed the kernel.
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