phzi wrote:The disk is "in use by the system" whenever anything file system related is attempted (although... altering the partition table is possible!). Formats and swapon's both fail citing the disk being busy.
phzi wrote:It also seems to be fairly unique to Sabayon... Ubuntu actually installed cleanly (ewww... ubuntu). I was able to format the partitions in Gentoo (although Gentoo couldn't load X, and I wasn't in the mood to play around with it).
totedati wrote:what i remember now is that all recent livedvd distro try to be smart and when you begin a livedvd session, they try to scan the hdd in the hope to find a swap partition ... if they find one, is good to use it from the first time ...
edgevision wrote:What if there aren't any partitions on the drive at all though? I have been able to successfully delete all of the partitions using the GParted Live CD, and reboot into the Sabayon DVD, and still get the exact same errors.
totedati wrote:if is true, no doubt is a wrong and unintended behavior ... time for lnxay and his team to scratch their heads, and see what is wrong here ...
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