dapper installer can't see partitions on HD

Bill Marcum bmarcum at iglou.com
Thu Apr 13 15:08:21 UTC 2006

On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 02:43:46 +0800, Kevin Zhao 
  <klzhao at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> My IBM notebook has windows already and previously I installed ubuntu
> 5.10 and enjoy dual boot. Today I burnt dapper flight (latest) and
> tried to install. But when I come to partitioning step, the installer
> only show the whole device of my 60GB HD without its partitions. I am
> trapped there and of course I can't format the whole disk.
Try pressing alt-f2 to get to a command prompt, and give the command
"fdisk -l" (letter l, not number 1).

> Also partitionmagic 8.0 under MS Windows refuses to run because of
> error 117 - "Partition's drive letter cannot be identified". I am not
> sure if this is related.

When pleasure remains, does it remain a pleasure?

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