Ubiquity doesn't handle the case of /boot being on a different partition from /

Bug #115406 reported by David Mills on 2007-05-18
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ubiquity (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

When I installed ubuntu 7.04 on a laptop, I made /boot a seperate partition, to get arround a possible cylinder 1024 bug.

The install finished fine, but grub wasn't configured correctly, the entries for Ubuntu referenced my / partition, using /boot/... instead of referencing my boot partition, using the path /vmlinuz...

This can be worked arround by tweeking grub on first boot and then fixing /boot/grub/menu.lst but only for an experienced user.

YoBoY (yoboy-leguesh) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. We were wondering if this is still an issue for you. Can you try with the latest Ubuntu release? Thanks in advance.

Changed in ubiquity:
status: New → Incomplete
YoBoY (yoboy-leguesh) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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