On 11/08/06, Sonic <sonic at dreadserver.com> wrote:
> have this problem with Debian so thought Ubuntu would react the same. Do
> you know how I can check whether it's the driver or the chipset?
Good question. It might be worth checking
http://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+bugs for any mentions of your
chipset, and if you don't find any try filing one and see what the
> It's related to the fact that I had to set GRUB to use 'root (hd0,1)'
> because it was trying to mount the swap partition, (the initial
> problem). What I was trying to ask was why didn't the system recognise
> that the first partition was the swap and know I mounted the second
> partition as root? Just wondering as it seems like a pretty basic thing
> to me.
Ah. Indeed, that shouldn't happen alright, sounds like an installer bug to me.
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