Call for testers: Windows boot problems after installing

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Sep 30 14:18:16 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 11:02:17AM -0300, Mariano Loza wrote:
> 1- Ubuntu sets clock on UTC, so when i went back to XP, or Sarge,
> changed the system clock. This was already fixed tweaking the rcS
> file. But maybe it would be better to let the user to choose how to
> set the clock on the install process.

On the to-do list.

> 2- Althoug I used partitions previously made with kernel 2.4, knowing
> that k 2.6 has problems with parted, something changed in the
> geometry. I am able to boot with XP, but Partition Magic reports the
> famous 116 error, and  flags Disk 1 as "bad". Even when my bios is set
> to LBA...

That is exactly the problem we are trying to fix. Could you please
follow the directions at to repair your
Windows XP installation, and then try installing with the CD image at We
need your feedback to fix this problem.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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