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Bug#342234: install: Partitioning usability (LVM in particular)

Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:

> reassign 342234 partman-lvm
> thanks
> On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 08:15:03AM -0500, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Package: install
>> Severity: important
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/58937 and its follow-ups:
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/58941
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/58952
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/58959
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/58961
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/58998
>> describe my all-day experience trying to do LVM partitioning for a
>> clean Ubuntu install.  I was asked to post this here by Colin Watson.
>> Colin, please let me know if you need more information here.
> I asked you to file this as an Ubuntu bug; 

Maybe you _meant_ to ask me that, but what you actually wrote was 

  Could you please file this as a bug report in Bugzilla, on the
  component 'partman-lvm'? Please also attach /var/log/syslog,
  /var/log/messages, and /var/log/partman from the installer (once
  you've finished the install, these files live in /var/log/installer/

In the absence of specifics (which I requested), I had to assume that
the bug should be filed in the same place as the other bug you

  > Mm, yes, definitely some extra validation needed there. This is:
  >   http://bugs.debian.org/254630

So under the circumstances, I did the best I could, really.

> sorry I didn't get round to giving you the URL
> (http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/). I suspect that not all of these
> issues will necessarily apply to Debian, and in general we don't
> encourage Ubuntu users to file Debian bugs unless they've actually
> reproduced the problem on Debian.
> However, I'll reassign to partman-lvm anyway for the time being ...
>> ===File /var/log/installer/syslog===========================
>> ============================================================
> You'll need to be root to read that one.

Okay, I can do that.

So do you want me to refile at bugzilla.ubuntu.com ?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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