Bug#274926: aboot install fails
On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 04:42:21PM -0400, Steve Feehan wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 03:58:51PM -0400, Steve Feehan wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 12:39:09PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > Steve,
> > >
> > > 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.
After sending the logs in my previous mail, I used parted
to delete partition 8 (/home). I was then able to install aboot
manually from the shell and finish the install.
I have several more of these systems at my disposal if you'd
like for me to try the install again.