Installer did not offer the option to manually resize the partitions while installing alongside another Operating System

Bug #1225799 reported by Rigved Rakshit on 2013-09-15
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Description: Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)
Release: 13.10

ubiquity:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 2.15.18
  Version table:
     2.15.18 0
        500 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main i386 Packages

Expected Outcome: All the testcases mentioned on this URL: http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/testcases/1301/info should have been completed successfully.

Actual Outcome: After clicking on the "Forward" button on the "Install FAMILY XX.XX alongside SYSTEM YY", the "Where are you?" screen is displayed. However, as per the instructions mentioned on this URL: http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/testcases/1301/info , the "Install FAMILY XX.XX alongside SYSTEM YY" screen should appear. This screen is supposed to show a slider. This slider can be dragged around to decide how much of disk space is to be allotted to each Operating System.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: ubiquity (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-7.13-generic 3.11.0
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-7-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.12.1-0ubuntu4
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Sep 16 04:25:17 2013
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-09-15 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Alpha i386 (20130914)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Rigved Rakshit (rigved) wrote :
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1225799

tags: added: iso-testing
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

You seemed to have enough empty disk-space available and thus it simply installed the new ubuntu into available disk-space.

When performing "install along side" test case, make sure you use 1 hard-drive with an operating system install, which uses complete disk space.

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