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I burned a CD from the iso for Ubuntu 12.04.2 server 64-bit and am working from it. I have already partitioned my disk.

I selected partition 1 (1GiB) as /boot, ext2, bootable and partition 11 (32GiB) as /, ext4. When I request the next step, "install base system", it just takes me back to the partition-selection screen. What does it want?

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Selecting a partition with mount point / as ext4 and swap if necessary will be enough. I think you should not create /boot partition.

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I thought EFI size and said 1 GiB not enough, but you are right. –  ubuntu_tr Jul 15 '13 at 23:20
    
:) (removed my earlier comments) –  gertvdijk Jul 15 '13 at 23:21
    
I tried it without the /boot partition, just to see what would happen. Actually, you should be able to have numerous partitions if you want (/boot, /home, /var,...). Also, I had a swap partition, but I forgot to mention it. Anyway, the result was the same. Can't get past the partitioning screen to the 'install basic system' action. Ideas, anyone? (Debian beckons....) –  restacker Jul 16 '13 at 6:11
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