Bug#101943: Install routine: wrong detection of an existing swap partition
On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 09:28:51PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> The problem is that the installation routine suggested /dev/hda9 - and only
> /dev/hda9 - as swap partition. This is, of course, my FreeBSD-/usr-filesystem.
> I'm lucky that I knew that the BSD-partitions get the highest numbers in
> Linux, else I probably had lost a lot of data.
> I think that the routine gets confused by the BSD-Partition and "thinks" the
> last partition must be hda9.
> Imho this bug is very dangerous, so I suggest a high severity.
Someone reported this earlier, and I checked in a fix. It is only
available on the woody boot-floppies, however. If you could test
the woody boot-floppies to see if they recognize your partitions
correctly, perhaps we could convince Adam to allow this patch to
be backported to potato.
You can find the latest woody boot-floppies at