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Bug#420254: Partman does not show partition table

Package: installation-reports

Boot method: CD
Image version:
Date: 20-Apr-2007

Machine: DELL, Inspiron 8600
Processor: Pentium M, 1.7 GHz
Memory: 1GB

Primary 567.5 MB B fat32
Unused space 8 GB
Primary 29.6 GB ntfs
Primary 15.6 GB ntfs
Logical 26.3 GB ntfs

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot:           [O]
Detect network card:    [O]
Configure network:      [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [E]
Install base system:    [ ]
Clock/timezone setup:   [ ]
User/password setup:    [ ]
Install tasks:          [ ]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Overall install:        [ ]


Partman displayed my hard disk correctly. I have chosen a manual
partitioning. Partman did NOT display my current partitions. Instead it
offered to create a new partition table.

I suspect partman is unable to create a logical partition in the free space
(in that particular situation).
However, I suggest handling the situation by an error message instead of
offering to create an new partition table.
An error message might say something like: strange partitioning found.
Cannot work on that. 

Of course, I would like dearest that partman is able, to create logical
partitions in that situation. 

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