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Bug#322922: marked as done (install: The partitioner thinks that a 511705088 B is too large for a drive with 5.7 GB unpartitioned space)

Your message dated Wed, 04 Mar 2009 11:32:05 +0000
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and subject line Bug#322922: fixed in partman-base 129
has caused the Debian Bug report #322922,
regarding install: The partitioner thinks that a 511705088 B is too large for a drive with 5.7 GB unpartitioned space
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Package: install
Severity: normal

During installing sarge with images from 
(booting installation from GRUB), during the question:

[!!] Partition disks

it says:

The minimum size you can use is 512.0 B or 0% and the maximum size is
5.7 GB.

New partition size:

and I entered 511705088 B

It said:

[!] Partition disks
   Too large size

Besides that, the dialog doesn't say does it interpret kB, MB and GB as
powers of 1000 or 1024. It should clearly mention how will it interpret
these. Best if it would say that kB, MB and GB will mean powers of 1000,
and kiB, MiB and GiB will mean powers of 1024.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i586)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.12-1-386
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

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Source: partman-base
Source-Version: 129

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
partman-base, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/p/partman-base/partman-base_129.dsc
  to pool/main/p/partman-base/partman-base_129.tar.gz
  to pool/main/p/partman-base/partman-base_129_i386.udeb
  to pool/main/p/partman-base/partman-utils_129_i386.udeb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 322922@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> (supplier of updated partman-base package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 11:11:31 +0000
Source: partman-base
Binary: partman-base partman-utils
Architecture: source i386
Version: 129
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
 partman-base - Partition the storage devices (partman) (udeb)
 partman-utils - Utilities related to partitioning (udeb)
Closes: 268495 322922 505477
 partman-base (129) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Colin Watson ]
   * Merge from Ubuntu:
     - Disable backup while displaying device/partition locked errors; it
       makes no sense and it can cause us to exit without closing the FIFO to
       parted_server (closes: #505477, LP: #274219).
     - Add support for explicit 'b' or 'B' suffixes on partition sizes to
       force interpretation as bytes (closes: #322922).
     - Add a small test suite for longint2human and human2longint.
     - Exclude /dev/ramzswap devices (http://code.google.com/p/compcache/).
     - Add partman/early_command hook to run arbitrary commands immediately
       before partitioning (LP: #239348).
     - Exit straight away if a called script is killed by a signal.
     - Only mark the partition table as changed due to CHANGE_FILE_SYSTEM if
       it actually makes a change (i.e. the partition wasn't already using
       that filesystem or didn't have that flag set). This avoids the
       partition table being rewritten even if partman did nothing more than
       autousing swap (LP: #287660).
     - Add partman/default_filesystem template so that we can remove
       hardcoding of ext3 from elsewhere in partman, and make the default
       filesystem preseedable.
     - Check dmraid's exit code rather than parsing its output.
     - Don't display the Back button when asking for confirmation, since it's
       already a boolean "do you want to continue?" question and we ignore
       backup anyway (LP: #9244).
     - Cope with exception options, partition flags passed to SET_FLAGS, and
       the partition name passed to SET_NAME being empty (closes: #268495).
     - Use 'update-dev --settle' rather than 'update-dev' during commit.
       Requires di-utils 1.66.
   * Run 'depmod -a' after loading extra partman components, since they might
     install further kernel modules as dependencies.
   * Mark partman/exception_handler and partman/exception_handler_note unseen
     before asking them; they're effectively error messages but implemented
     using select and boolean templates, so won't necessarily be reshown
     otherwise, and failures may be very confusing if these aren't shown.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Remove myself as uploader.
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 ecb6adb2d3fa58983eed1d97641d483780c57d2a 165401 partman-base_129.tar.gz
 7cefb54f936f883df11fc2355af6d7342591764b 132380 partman-base_129_i386.udeb
 2d8dbf2f62099cdc72a4514a60fed635789bdeea 3452 partman-utils_129_i386.udeb
 c438e054c3efbd7e29d99b70ef9d4ba80ace7e0a02cc9c84428961b8f7efcb04 1011 partman-base_129.dsc
 99b162162ce746ecad4fdd1164ad3a206214fc0db34aab37f0fc13a0f0ff708f 165401 partman-base_129.tar.gz
 140eecc5880cf422ad679f6288246362220c6eb56415f0fbd996a1bc58d92828 132380 partman-base_129_i386.udeb
 5c8db0f0d75896a2c880572654937fc04eb2786bd4033664ba5bb2e028d1ec4d 3452 partman-utils_129_i386.udeb
 c545b530e3f7d48f53c7ecb995fd9e83 1011 debian-installer standard partman-base_129.dsc
 90f15af12cdbfdc59df0f68a5a2422a6 165401 debian-installer standard partman-base_129.tar.gz
 0865ad3a4792a080532d1319ccb376dc 132380 debian-installer standard partman-base_129_i386.udeb
 3c74e1987c5ba46b6849d89e8193b55b 3452 debian-installer extra partman-utils_129_i386.udeb
Package-Type: udeb

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