Bug 5622 - 6.1 erroniously does not find linux partiions on upgrate
6.1 erroniously does not find linux partiions on upgrate
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-06 05:07 EDT by j.danielsson
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:38 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-22 14:23:17 EDT
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Description j.danielsson 1999-10-06 05:07:18 EDT
I have a dual boot system with win98 and 6.0. I booted your
6.1 disk, after selecting upgrade it said no linux
partitions found.  Just to check I then selected install
and fdisk, which found my linux partitions. Also on
rebooting I was able to boot into 6.0.  I tried this
repeatedly.
So your install/upgrade program is broken.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-10-06 16:08:59 EDT
We will need you to post a copy of your current /etc/fstab from your
6.0 installation as well as a copy of what fdisk -l lists.
Thanks
Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-10-20 15:56:59 EDT
Do you have any Win98 extended partitions on your machine?  These
would appear in fdisk as type "f"  . . . there are known problems with
these partitions and a fix is being distributed the week of October
18th.
Comment 3 Jay Turner 1999-10-22 14:23:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5511 ***

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