email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-08-09): > Package: debian-installer > Version: 20140802 > > When using both 20140802 and latest nightly amd64 hd-media > installer, when I get to the "Partition hard drives" stage and > choose "Guided - used entire disk and setup LVM", choose any of the > recipes (single, separate /home, etc.), the install then fails and I > get an error message stating "This probably happened because there > are too many (primary) partitions in the partition table.". > Upon continuing, I can see the following partitions have been created: > - ~250MB /boot partition > - LVM partition/volume using the rest of the disk space > - LVM volume group ([hostname]-vg) > - "root" LVM volume, ~300MB > > If I then manually go to "Configure the Logical Volume Manager", > remove the existing "root" volume, create appropriately sized > volumes and go back to the partition list, the list is now as > follows: > - ~250MB /boot partition > - LVM partition/volume using the rest of the disk space > ie. The volume group and volumes are missing. > > Choosing "Manual" partitioning also has the same effect. > > syslog doesn't show any errors: > > Aug 9 07:41:11 partman-lvm: Writing physical volume data to disk > "/dev/cciss/c0d0p5" > Aug 9 07:41:11 partman-lvm: Physical volume "/dev/cciss/c0d0p5" > successfully created > Aug 9 07:41:11 partman-lvm: Volume group "hp1" successfully created > Aug 9 07:41:12 partman-lvm: Logical volume "root" created > > Guided and Manual LVM works correctly in the stable 7.6 installer. Hi, thanks for your report. That's indeed a known bug, which is tracked through #757417 filed against libparted2-udeb, and what's preventing us from releasing a beta 1. Mraw, KiBi.
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