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Bug#299001: Installation report

reassign 299001 os-prober
retitle 299001 lilo can not handle multiple partitions with identical names

On Friday 11 March 2005 02:38, Chris Chiappa wrote:
> Linux KeyserSoze 2.6.10-1-686 #1 Tue Jan 18 04:34:19 EST 2005 i686
> GNU/Linux (was 2.6.8 before upgrading)
> Comments/Problems:
> First time through I tried installing GRUB even though I was using XFS.
>  It hung, but I can't say the installer didn't warn me.  Next time
> through I tried LILO and it misidentified my /dev/hda2 (which is the
> "hidden" recovery partition table) as "Windows" and generated two
> "Windows" entries in lilo.conf which broke it - I fixed this by
> flipping over to the shell.

Reassigning this report to os-prober for this issue.

> Not really related to the install I don't think, but post-reboot I get
> a ton of useless modules I can't remove:
> via82cxxx              13788  0 [permanent]
> rz1000                  2432  0 [permanent]
> ...etc
> (I remember having a Pentium 60 with an RZ1000!)

This is not an installer problem, but a known issue with the 2.6.10 kernel.
If you had stuck with the 2.6.8 kernel you would not have seen this.


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