Bug#258880: partition table mess
This bug just bit me as well and cost half a days work before I
eventually tracked it down.
1. boot the installer
2. before the partition-tool starts go to console 2, start fdisk and
change the cylinder and head numbers in the expert menu.
3. add a new partition using the partition manager
4. check the partition data with fdisk again
In step four you will see that the head and cylinder counts have
suddenly reverted to what they where before you made the changes in
Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/ It is hard to make things simple.