Daily CD Install 2005-03-07

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Mar 8 03:44:17 UTC 2005

On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 10:27:27PM -0500, Matt Galvin wrote:

> * CD booted as normal
> * I got the point where I manually edit my hd partitions and things got hairy
> ** I have 2 IDE drives and the installer detected them as SCSI drives. 
> ** The drives get set as sda and sdb and this should not be.
> ** Prior installers detect the IDE drives just fine.

Your drives must be connected to an SATA controller, in which case this is

> ** The installer started to format the drives as ext3.
> ** The formatting got to 81% on / then just froze

This is not normal.  Do you see anything on console #3 when it freezes?  Are
you able to get a shell on console #2 to debug?

 - mdz

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