Trying to Load Ubuntu 11.04 onto HP Laptop. Failed at reboot

Tom H tomh0665 at
Tue Aug 30 08:36:40 UTC 2011

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 8:48 PM, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> On 08/29/2011 05:12 PM, Goh Lip wrote:
>> ps: by the way how come you yourself have swap sdb5 just on an extended
>> have sdb2?
> Good question. I think it was a hangover from when I was experimenting
> with swap. Thanks for pointing that out & I'll clean it up when the
> backup machine is finished updating & available so that I can backup
> before messing with it.


In the default Debian and Ubuntu installs with "everything on one
partition", two partitions are created, sda1 for "/" and sda5 for swap
where sda5 is a logical partition on the extended partition sda2.

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list