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

Tom H tomh0665 at
Tue Aug 30 13:14:42 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 4:53 AM, Goh Lip <g.lip at> wrote:
> On 30/08/11 16:36, Tom H wrote:
>> ?
>> 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.
> Thanks, Tom.
> ps: How did you find out? It must have been years you did a default install.

You're welcome.

I sometimes do default VM installs of Debian and Ubuntu's beta
editions and I was testing some "d-i preseed/late_command string"
scripts in June and I used the default, most basic partitioning
because I didn't care about that or any other other aspect of the

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