Bug#274926: aboot install fails
On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 12:39:09PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 03:07:19PM -0400, Steve Feehan wrote:
> > error: bootcode overlaps with partition #9.
> > If you really want this, use -f9
> Hmm, I've seen this error before, but only in reports from others'
> systems. Unfortunately, I don't know what's creating this broken 9th
> partition; it seems to be a bug in the autopartitioning support.
This does seem to be the case. I just finished going through
the install again, this time selecting the 'Desktop' partitioning
scheme. This time aboot installed without error.
I'll go through the install again, select the 'Server' scheme
and send the logs.
> > >From the shell it looks like:
> > Minor Start End Filesystem Flags
> > 2 0.955 77.249 ext2
> > 3 77.249 344.278 ext3
> > 4 344.278 3644.945 ext3
> > 5 3644.945 5350.115 ext3
> > 6 5350.115 5866.053 linux-swap
> > 7 5866.053 6156.924 ext3
> > 8 6156.924 9541.546 ext3
> So at this point, there is no 9th partition listed, either? Do you get
> the same errors from trying to install aboot by hand at this point?
Don't recall. I'll try again and report.
> I would like to see the logfiles, as they may include detail about what
> happens to create this elusive 9th partition.