Insists on formatting /boot partition containing existing kernel images

Bug #145139 reported by TJ on 2007-09-26
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #72897: Unable to install without format. Edit Remove
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Gutsy 32-bit LiveCD Beta (20070925.2) Install.

Choosing manual partitioning and assigning /boot /home and swap to pre-existing (Feisty-created) partitions, the installer refuses to proceed unless /boot is formatted.

This is clearly impossible since it would wipe out the Feisty kernels.

The disk layout is:

#1 /boot
#2 / (Feisty)
#3 swap
#5 / (Testing - Gutsy)
#6 /home

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Thanks for your report. This is also bug 72897.

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