[users]Gutsy installer, GParted don't see my existing partitions

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando Ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sat Sep 8 21:28:24 UTC 2007


On Friday 07 September 2007 22:59:29 Ari Torhamo wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I met a partitioning problem when I tried to install Gutsy (Daily, Sept.
> 6). The partitioner doesn't see any of my current partitions and says
> the entire disk space is non allocated. The partitions work normally,
> and only GParted (both the installed version in Feisty and the one on
> Gutsy Live CD) and the istaller partitioner seem to have a problem with
> them. Device Manager and fdisk report the partitions correctly (as far
> as I can tell). 
> 
> This is what fdisk says:
> 
> omitting empty partition (5)
> 
> Levy /dev/sda: 250.0 Gt, 250059350016 tavua
> 255 päätä, 63 sektoria/ura, 30401 sylinteriä
> Yksiköt = 16065 * 512 = 8225280 -tavuiset sylinterit
> 
>     Laite Käynn     Alku          Loppu    Lohkot   Id  Järjestelmä
> /dev/sda1   *           1        2805    22531131    7  HPFS/NTFS
> /dev/sda2            2806        4629    14651280   83  Linux
> /dev/sda3            4630       30401   207013590    5  Laajennettu
> /dev/sda4            7059       30401   187502647+  83  Linux
> /dev/sda5            4630        4872     1951834+  82  Linux / Solaris
> heittovaihtotiedosto
> 
> I run fsck too from the installer CD and the result was "clean" for both
> ext3 partitions. I'm not sure if I did it right though, because the
> whole checking process took only a couple of seconds. If I remember
> right, I did just "sudo fsck /dev/sda2(4)".
> 
> Does anyone have any suggestions on what might be wrong here. Is the
> problem with the file system or the partitioner? Can it be corrected? I
> tried to search for the answer, but I found it hard to find a search
> string that would separate my problem from the numerous general
> instructions for partitioning a hard disk.
> 
> I already added my case to an existing bug report (which doesn't seem to
> have much activity around it):
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gparted/+bug/48412
> 
> 
> Thanks :-)
> 
> Ari Torhamo
> 
I have download Daily of 6 of Set, and I'll have a look at the gparted.
As future reference, when you want to force fsck just do:
#fsck.ext3 -fv /dev/sda2
dont forget to umount your disk first.

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