Bug#637784: installation-reports: Partition disks error: No root file system is defined.
Le Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 06:26:45PM +0900, Charles Plessy a écrit :
> I then fails with the following error:
> Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition /dev/xvda1p1 --
> Invalid argument. This means Linux won't know about any changes you made to
> /dev/xvda1p1 until you reboot -- so you shouldn't mount it or use it in any way
> before rebooting.
> Using the shell console, I found that the partition table was the following:
> Disk /dev/xvda1: 1073 MB, 1073741824 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 130 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x0002dcf2
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/xvda1p1 * 1 118 947803+ 83 Linux
> /dev/xvda1p2 119 130 96390 5 Extended
> /dev/xvda1p5 119 130 96358+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
> However, the device files /dev/xvda1p1, p2 and p5 are not available. Do you have any idea ?
I have tested today's build of Debian-Installer, and the bug is still there.
- On that machine, the drive's name is /dev/xvda1.
- Partman handles this by making partitions called /dev/xvda1p1 /dev/xvda1p2 /dev/xvda1p5
- The installation then fails as there are no such devices.
Have a nice Sunday,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan