Type of new partition using gpt

Bug #1067467 reported by syscon-hh on 2012-10-16
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Notice: These bug is shown in the installer used in "quantal quetzal" only

During installation with / on an EFI-System "gpt" is used, partition table of the installer proposes for the type of partition

 -> primary

 -> logical

but both buttons are useless and should be suppressed.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: ubiquity 2.12.11
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.328
Date: Tue Oct 16 17:57:55 2012
InstallCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet splash --
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121014)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

syscon-hh (syscon-kono) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Rod Smith (rodsmith) wrote :

This bug still exists in the current (2/22/2014) Trusty images. The presence of a meaningless option is likely to confuse users, or make more knowledgeable users wonder if the tool is actually using GPT or has created an MBR partition table by mistake.

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