Since I managed to solve the issue, I figured I'd tell you guys too :P
This is a copy of the message I sent there:
Well, I found out the cause of the problem: it seems that my previous
install of Ubuntu somehow managed to create a swap partition that
overlapped a bit of the beginning of the next partition. As a result
anything that used libparted could not read the partition list
properly, leading to that issue. I tested it with a livecd, using
gparted, and it showed the same result.
After running testdisk with a deep search, I removed the malformed
swap partition and created a new one, and succeeded in installing
Thanks for the help!
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 7:45 PM, Khristian Alexander Schönrock
> Adrian Levi escreveu:
>> 2009/2/18 Khristian Alexander Schönrock <email@example.com>:
>>> Adrian Levi escreveu:
>>>> This will let you reuse your existing partitions.
>>> That's the problem. I'm selecting the manual partitioning, but it
>>> doesn't list the existing partitions. The installer simply defaults to
>>> the screen shown in
>>> [http://img23.imageshack.us/my.php?image=1602091747bg3.jpg], and going
>>> back doesn't change anything. This is really annoying.
>> All I can suggest you do is subscribe to debian-installer and ask your
>> questions there, I cant understand why the rescue mode would detect
>> the partitions but install mode wouldn't.
>> What install media are you using? Could you try another?
> I used the debian-500-amd64-kde-CD-1.iso image. I'm downloading the
> netinst image now, and hoping that it will work. If this fails too, I'll
> go bother the people at the debian-installer list :P
> Thanks for your help,
> Khristian Alexander Schönrock
Khristian Alexander Schönrock
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