I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10. I partitioned between Windows and Ubuntu, with some free space left. I did not designate a "swap partition." When I start installation, it gets stuck on this message: "Wiping swap space for security." Since I do not have a swap space, this is not applicable. I have tried restarting the installation, to no avail. Help?
My guess would be that you need to either add a swap partition, or kill off the incomplete install, so it can start again. You shouldn't have got that far, and maybe ought to file a bug on the installer - it should insist on a
Boot from a live CD, and use the
You need a line something like this:
This is fairly involved, and might not be quite as I've described, but it might be enough to get you going. Make sure you do not damage your Windows partition, or the boot sector of the drive. You might need to mount the Ubuntu partition first before you can edit fstab, and it might appear at