Bug#351883: partitions on harddisk not recognized (detected) during install
On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 09:47:38AM +0100, J??zsef N??meth wrote:
> I am trying to install "Sarge" on a Compal DL70 with prepartitioned
> internal Samsung 0804H harddisk drive. During install the drive is
> correctly identified but shows up as if it held no partitions. (Install
> works properly on my somewhat older Clevo and Geircom notebooks)
So does it see the disk but no partitions or does it not see the disk at
Why is the disk prepartitioned?
> * Slackware climbs on the HD without even blinking
Which kernel does slackware use?
> * MS Win2k Pro shows the drive as unpluggable (icon shows up on the
> tray) and at [whatever it means] Location 0 (wich does not happen
> with the other two notebooks)
> * Same with both 2.4 and 2.6 install kernels
Well 2.6.8 is hardly new anymore. It isn't too unusual for newer
hardware to cause trouble.
Does testing or unstable install using the daily builds of the
> * Under DOS Free Fdisk of FreeDOS correctly sees the partitions.
> PS. It is urgent as I am contracted my a company that exclusively use
> Debian and my other notebooks cannot be configured the required way (2GB
> RAM, 1680x1050 screen.)