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[Bug 449414] Re: The Installer does not see existing partitions


zettberlin, this bug was reported a while ago and there hasn't been any
activity in it recently. We were wondering if this is still an issue? If
so, could you please test for this with the latest development release
of Ubuntu? ISO images are available from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com
/daily-live/current/ .

If it remains an issue, could you please run the following command in
the development release from a Terminal
(Applications->Accessories->Terminal), as it will automatically gather
and attach updated debug information to this report:

apport-collect -p linux <replace-with-bug-number>

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Triaged => Incomplete

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  The Installer does not see existing partitions

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  After booting the live-cd for kubuntu karmic (beta downloaded on
  october the 8th 09) starting ubiquity works OK until the partitioning.
  Choosing manual partitioning I have to wait for some 2-3 minutes, then
  the partitioner offers to use the complete disk.

  The HD is partitioned using the installer of OpenSuse 11.1. No RAID
  LVM or other fancy stuff - just 3 ext3-partitions and one swap. Those
  partitions are perfectly available in the live-session. I can see,
  mount and use them in Dolphin.

  Ubiquity does not see any of those partitions and only offers to make
  a new partition-table.

  cfdisk (run as root via sudo) can see all the partitions and list them
  correctly (see attachement). But after trying to run Ubiquity it fails
  and shows: FATAL ERROR cannot read disk drive. It is also not possible
  anymore to mount the partitions in Dolphin after running Ubiquity.

  I get the very same problem using the alternate installer and also the
  same with Debian 5 netinstall. 64Studio3beta (based on Gutsy) sees and
  uses the partitions perfectly well.

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