EDGY installation problem

Adam Conrad adconrad at ubuntu.com
Sun Sep 10 02:58:48 UTC 2006

Frank McCormick 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 ?
>   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.

This was a bug/misfeature in the kernel we used on the knot-2 CDs.
We've since reverted this change, however, so if you use knot-3 (or a
recent daily), you should be okay.  In theory.

... Adam

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