EDGY installation problem

Frank McCormick fmccormick at videotron.ca
Sun Sep 10 01:20:27 UTC 2006

On Sun, 10 Sep 2006 02:11:56 +0100
Ewan Mac Mahon <ewan at macmahon.me.uk> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 07:08:14PM -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > 
> >    Attempting to install EDGY (knot-2) on my other partition - I downloaded and
> > checked the alternate install ISO, but when it goes to the partitioner, it
> > insists my HD is SCSI (SDA1/SDA2 etc). Is this a known bug or is there something
> > I can pass on the command line to straighten it out ?
> > 
> What is it, what sort of controller is it on, and how did it behave
> under previous Ubuntus? Most SATA controllers and some IDE ones are
> driven using the libata system that does indeed make them appear as
> SCSI. If it works anyway there's nothing to worry about.

  Its IDE...on a regular IDE controller which every other Ubuntu flavour
recognized as IDE. First time I've seen something like this. The partitioner
does recognize the EXT3 file system already on the two partitions, plus the
swap space, but it insists the two partitions are sda1 and sda2.



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