virtio devices (/dev/vd*) not detected

Bug #568143 reported by Mathias Gug on 2010-04-21
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
debian-installer-utils (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson
Colin Watson

Bug Description

When starting rescue mode in a vm using virtio devices, the installer fails to detect the partitions. The same backend files attached as scsi devices instead of virtio devices are correctly detected by the installer rescue mode.

tags: added: iso-testing
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2010-04-22
affects: rescue (Ubuntu) → debian-installer-utils (Ubuntu)
Changed in debian-installer-utils (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2010-04-22
Changed in debian-installer-utils (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
milestone: none → ubuntu-10.04
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package debian-installer-utils - 1.72ubuntu5

debian-installer-utils (1.72ubuntu5) lucid; urgency=low

  * Backport from trunk:
    - list-devices: Consider virtio devices as disks (LP: #568143).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:07:00 +0100

Changed in debian-installer-utils (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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