live Ubuntu cd with Orca

Scott Ford scott at
Fri Nov 24 20:26:51 EST 2006

	I had major difficulty, just like you.  I had to get my daughter to
help.  I will attempt to describe what needs to be done.  However do it at
your own risk.  I had my partitions set up ahead of time.  I have my hard
drive setup as follows.  Partition one NTFS, 2 fat 32, 3 swap, 4 logical, 5
ext3 /home, and 6 ext3 / .  Now in order to setup the partition on the
ubuntu setup there must be places setup in each graphical column. 
In my case I had to have media for the first two partitions.  Then for my
third partition I chose swap.  Finally set /home, and / to the final
partitions.  I had help with eye balls, I hope that this can provide some
clues for you guys.  Good luck 

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I had problems with the partitioner too, but I need to find where to report
the bugs I found.

First off, I wanted something other than the default big / partition
formatted as ext3, but if I changed anything in the partitioner and clicked
"forward" Orca stopped speaking and even restarting it didn't help.  Then I
tried using Speakup, mkfs... and a text-based partitioner to set things up
ahead of the installer and then went to the installer and told it to
manually edit partitions and clicked forward from there.
It went to the mount point selection window, but no matter how many times I
specified where I wanted the "/" root file system it gave me the error "no
root file system" and wouldn't let me go any further.  I decided to just
stick with the defaults for now, but I have had problems with ext3
corrupting the entire file system on a kernel panic and didn't want to use
it for that reason.  If anyone has any suggestions either where to report
this or how to get to the next step, please let me know.

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